Furnace filters the forgotten hero.
The filters purpose
The furnace filter is often disregarded as unimportant after all it is just a filter. This item at its very core is installed to protect your investment in your heating and cooling system. How does it do this is by allowing your system to maintain proper airflow this is important to protect you heat exchanger as well as your air conditioning compressor. Poor maintenance of this simple device can cost you or your business hundred if not thousands of dollars.
Not changing or even worse operating your system for extended periods of time without a filter can cause the following
- Plugged blades on the blower wheel
- Plugged secondary heat exchanger fins
- Plugged evaporator coil
- Burning smell do to dust burning off the heat exchanger
Loss of airflow will cause lower capacity of both your heating and cooling system. It can cause premature heat exchanger failure, premature air conditioning compressor failure as well as generally lowering the comfort levels in your home or business.
In order to maintain your systems, filter properly you should check it monthly for larger filters check for excessive dirt and change as required 1” filters should be changed monthly when your system is operating.
It is also a good idea to have a technician out to your home before both heating and cooling season to ensure that everything is operating safely and efficiently both to protect you family and your family’s investment in the heating and cooling system .
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