Changing your air filter is one of those small maintenance tasks that you can (and should) be doing on your own. But why do we say that? You may assume that a dirty air filter causes problems since it contaminates your indoor air and can make you sick. Perhaps that’s the reason technicians tell you to clean or replace it every 1-3 months? While a clogged air filter can have some impact on the quality of your indoor air, it is not the air filter’s intended purpose.
It’s there to do much more than prevent allergens from entering your home’s airstream. The air filter that comes standard with your HVAC systems is there to block particles from damaging the internal components OF those systems. But if an air filter is dirty and blocked, it can do just as much damage. Keep reading for 4 very real reasons we advise you to change your air conditioner’s filter. And when you need reliable Savannah, GA air conditioning services, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.