When Do You Need To Change Your Furnace Filter
There are many things we do to improve air quality in our homes. We buy air purifiers, open windows, and clean often. But many people miss one of the most important air-quality control systems — changing your furnace filter.
The air filters in your furnace (or air conditioner) protect it from dust and debris while also improving air quality. And yes, they do need to be changed more than once a year.
Rule Of Thumb
If you are unsure how often your filter needs to be changed, do it at least every 90 days. But, if you have pets, allergies, or young children, you should change your filter more often to ensure your breathing in quality air. The frequency in which you use your filter as well as the size of your home is also a factor. Additionally, different types and sizes of filters require different changing frequency:
- Cheaper fiberglass filters, change every month
- Average filter, change every 3 months
- High-end fiberglass filters, change every 6 months
Pets cause an increase in dander and odour that make changing your filter every 2 months necessary. Change the filter more when your pet is shedding, usually during the summer and winter.
By now, you should realize that changing your furnace filter is very beneficial. Some of the benefits are:
- Improving air quality
- Preventing dust build-up
- Preventing allergies
- Increasing the lifespan of your furnace
You don’t want to mess with your furnace, and you certainly don’t want to mess with your families health, so change your furnace filter.
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