Remember, a dirty air filter makes you breathe filthy air. Air filters need periodic cleaning and replacement, and the type of filter installed in your heater and air conditioner significantly contributes to the efficiency of the unit.
What is an air filter and how important is it?
An air filter is a device made of fibrous materials and used to remove solid particulates such as dust, pollen, mold, and bacteria from the air. The air filter in the heating and air conditioner has a specific role to play. Its function is to collect all of the dirt, dust, and debris and prevent it from entering the air it throws throughout the home, the air you breathe. Though the filter does not collect all dirt particles, it definitely reduces the dirt circulation to a large extent.
When dirty, the air filter cannot do its job, in fact it can reduce the preformanceof and or cause harm to your furnace and air conditioner. Anything designed to collect dirt, dust, and impurities needs to be cleaned as often as possible. Before you actually clean or replace your air filter, you need to know what type of filter is installed in your system. A HVAC contractor will be able to help you maintain and clean the air filter of your air conditioning and heating hvac periodically.
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