Taking good care of your air conditioning’s air filters is one of the easiest and most effective ways of maintaining your HVAC system. Among other benefits, your system will perform better and will last longer. Here’s a look at why you should prioritize air filter care.
Air Conditioning Longevity
Taking care of your air filters can improve the lifespan of your air conditioning unit. By letting air filter care fall by the wayside, you inadvertently make it harder for your system to handle air. In turn, it speeds up the wear and tear process, slowly reducing its service life. In fact, dirt and general lack of maintenance are the leading causes of HVAC failure. To take better care of your system, start by cleaning the air filter.
Air Conditioning Efficiency
Dirty air filters force HVAC systems to work harder to produce the same level of output. If you notice a sudden spike in your energy consumption, you can check up on the condition of your HVAC system’s air filters. Regular filter maintenance can help your unit “breathe” easier, resulting in a more energy-efficient HVAC system.
Air Conditioning and Improved Indoor Air Quality
Clean air filters will result in better IAQ or indoor air quality. The air will smell better and have less dust. In addition, you’ll have less to worry about in terms of allergens. You may notice that you won’t need to dust as much, as a result of clean filters.
Air Conditioning and Cleaner Ductwork
Inspecting your ductwork and ensuring its cleanliness is always an important step in HVAC maintenance. If you keep steady care of your air filters, you won’t need to clean your ductwork as much as there will be fewer impurities in those areas.
Schmitt Heating and Air Conditioning provides the best possible heating and cooling services you can find. Since 1876, we’ve been providing serving the Bay Area. We’re sure to exceed your expectations. Call us now at (415) 689-7849 for the level of customer care you deserve. You can also fill out our contact form.