Keeping your HVAC system maintained is important. You will want to inspect it regularly to ensure it is operating at to efficiency levels. Filter inspections is one of the most important parts of the system, because it collects the dirt and dust that is in the air of your home. By checking it on a regular basis, you can determine when it is clogged and will need to be replaced. Make sure to check the filters regularly, or when can do filter inspections for you.
One of the most common system breakdowns is because of a dirty filter. As dust and dirt collects air can’t pass and the system overheats. The motor then has to work harder. In a best-case scenario, your unit will need to be repaired. If the HVAC system is older, not replacing filters could put it over the edge and require you to buy a new one. Filter inspections will help you to be aware when a new filter is then needed.
Changing a filter can also help lower energy costs. If the filter works harder, more energy will then be used. And when it requires more energy to make your heating work, it causes your energy bill to increase. Replacing the filter is quick and easy, while helping to extend the life of your system and improve your indoor air quality. It also decreases the amount of energy your family uses.
A clean filter also helps to improve the air quality. This is needed if anyone in your family suffers from allergies or breathing issues. Dirty air filters will cause the air quality to become poor, and increase the symptoms of allergies. If you have pets, pet dander will accumulate in the system. So you will want to make sure you check the filter more often, because it can spread allergens throughout the household. Make sure to buy the right type of filter that is needed for your HVAC system in your home.
If you are not sure how often to inspect the HVAC system, make sure to contact us. We can advise you on the schedule, and also set up an appointment to look at your HVAC unit. By noticing an issue at the first sign, you can help save time, money, and stress in the long run.