3 Reasons to Change Your Home’s Air Filter Regularly

How often do you change your home’s air filter? If you’re like most folks, the answer is probably “not as often as you should.” Did you know changing your air filters regularly can dramatically impact not only the lifespan of your HVAC unit, but also your own personal wellness?To prove my point, here are three reasons to change your home’s air filters regularly!
1. Keep Your Energy Bills Low
Think about your air filter’s job for just a moment. As air comes through your A/C system, it flows through the air filter and is then released into your home. The air filter traps any small particles that might flow through the system and prevents them entering your house.
The more particles that clog your air filter, the harder it is for clean air to blow through. This means your air conditioner must work harder and longer to pull air through, thus costing you more money. By changing your air filter monthly, you’ll be able to lessen the workload of your HVAC system.
2. Prevent Premature Wear on your Air Conditioning System
Going hand-in-hand with the point prior, if your air conditioner is having to run constantly, it’s going to eventually cause problems down the road. While the average lifespan of an HVAC unit is 10-12 years, if your air conditioner is consistently working overtime, it’s going to impact its longevity.
A clean air filter helps your A/C unit work as efficiently as possible, allowing you to keep a replacement at bay.
3. It Betters Your Quality of Health
Finally, the most obvious and the most important reason you should replace your air filter regularly: it improves your quality of health. A clean air filter is able to catch pollen, dust, dander, other particles before they enter your house.
Clean air inside your home helps keep allergies and asthma under control, and keeps you well.
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