dirty-air-filter-1To help keep your HVAC system running efficiently, make sure to inspect the air filter for the system. The air filter is located on the return duct of the system. It brings outside air into the system of the heater or air conditioner. The air filter is then designed to trap contaminants. This is important because otherwise the dirt and dust can enter the system. This can put extra strain and stress on the system. It can cause parts to wear out quicker and become an issue. If these worn parts are ignored, it can also increase the chance that nearby parts will become damaged as well. Make sure to inspect the filter on a regular basis. When it is recommended, the filter should be replaced. This can help the airflow of the system. If the filter is clogged, parts will have to work harder to adjust for the poor airflow. Having a clean filter can also help improve the indoor air quality in your home. This can help to reduce any aggravated allergy or asthma symptoms. If the air is clean that is circulated through the home, then it can help to easy your breathing. There are also several different types of filters to choose from. Contact us and we can help to advise you on what filter is the best for your home. By choosing the right filter, you can help to improve the life of the system, as well as the quality of air for your home.

MERV Filters are beneficial

The MERV filters are designed to trap the particles and dirt that are in the air. These particles are captured in a pattern made up of fibers. The MERV filters are well rated. They also do a great job of catching particles that are as small as three microns. Some of the MERV filters that are higher in quality can trap particles that are as small as one point eight microns. By investing in these filters, they are able to eliminated most of the dirt and dust that is present in the air of your home. This can also increase the air quality of your home.

HEPA Filters are another type to choose

Besides a MERV filter, you can also choose to invest in a HEPA filter. These can typically remove ninety nine point nine percent of all contaminates that are larger than point three microns. Since the HEPA filters have a higher efficiency rating, it may require you to have upgrades done on the HVAC system. This can help to accommodate the HEPA filters. Typically HEPA filters are recommended to those who suffer from allergies. This is because the filters can capture almost all the particulates from the air in the home.

Consider investing in a Humidifier or Dehumidifier

Another way to help improve the air quality in your home is to be aware of the moisture level it has. Depending on the humidity level, investing in a humidifier or dehumidifier can help to improve the air quality. A humidifier can add moisture to the home so the air is less dry. This can also help to prevent static cling or static shocks. A dehumidifier removes excessive humidity and moisture from the air of the home. Both of these units can help to improve the comfort level in your home.