One of the best ways to keep your air conditioner running smoothly and efficiently is to have it maintained on a regular basis. This can help to be aware of any issues that might be starting to form. It can also help to notice if parts of the system are wearing down. By regularly maintaining the air conditioner, you can also help to prevent an unexpected breakdown. This can also mean reducing a costly repair bill. There are some tasks you can do on your own to ensure the system is working the best that it can. Checking the air filter is important to ensure the unit is working effectively. It can also help to improve your indoor air quality in your home. When the filter becomes clogged, it should be replaced. This can help keep the HVAC unit working like new. If you are unsure how often the filter should be inspected, make sure to contact us. We can help to advise you on a schedule that is beneficial for your home and HVAC unit.

Ratings on Air Filters for your home

dirty-air-filter-1When checking the filter, it is also recommended to have an extra one on hand. If you are unsure of what type of filter to get we can recommend the right type for you. There are different values or ratings to them. The MERV rating will measure how effective the filter is at removing small particles from circulation in the air. The MERV scale ranges from one to twenty. The higher rating will indicate a great efficiency for it. The filters can help to capture forms of mold spores, pet dander, and other dust particles. Having a good quality filter can also help to improve the air quality in your home. This can make the home more pleasant, enjoyable, and comfortable.

Better filtration is possible

To improve the air quality in your home, consider investing in an air purifier. This can also incorporate MERV values with it. If you or a family member suffer from allergies or asthma, an air purifying system may be right for you. It can also help to prevent bacteria and viruses that could be in the air. If you are unsure what type of air cleaner is right for your home, contact us. We can answer any questions you have. We can also help to recommend what type of system is right for your home. By doing so, you can have a better quality of air in your home.

It can cause issues with the Airflow

Cleaning the filter is important for the efficiency of the unit. It is the key part to help keep the air clean in your home. While the filter helps to increase the air movement through the system, so do a variety of other factors. Make sure to check the air vents. They should be clear of any furniture or other material that could decrease circulation. You can also contact us and we can inspect the HVAC system and all parts for you.