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“Does My Furnace Air Filter Really Need to be Changed?”

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Close-up of the elements of a clean car air filter; dynamic shot using diagonal lines.Well…yes. But we won’t stop there. We’re happy to explain why this is the case, and just what it is that you get from regularly cleaning (if you have a permanent filter) or changing your air filter every 1-3 months as needed.

First off, if you have a traditional HVAC setup, with a central air conditioner and a central furnace, then it’s very likely that your two units share an air filter. And this air filter isn’t there to protect your indoor air quality either (despite popular belief) but rather the inside components OF those HVAC systems. So true, it may seem a bit early to be talking about your heating system, but because of the shared importance of your air filter, we feel this is a pertinent topic no matter the time of year.

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