Why Changing Your Air Filter is a Must!
We’ve all been there. A hectic schedule, children’s sports, church functions, family dinners, birthday parties and the like keep us from remembering probably one of the most important household jobs we need to get done- changing the filters on your air conditioner! Suddenly, when you need it the most, your home isn’t cooling off like it should and the feeling of dread comes back upon you as your remember the new filter, sitting right next to your unit downstairs.
You’ve heard us, and companies like us, preach this is an essential part of home ownership. We all know filters tend to catch those pollen and dust particles that like to get stirred up whenever a good wind blows outside.
What happens if you don’t change it? For starters, as it collects more and more of those pesky particles, the fine mesh through which air passes becomes denser. Then the following can happen:
What can you do? For starters, you have to make changing your filters a habit- kind of like making sure your take your daily medication or remember to give your pet their flea/tick preventative or heartworm medicine.
Chris recommends changing your filter every month. He states that something as simple as making it an easy date to remember, like the first of the month, can put it at the forefront of your mind. If your lucky number is seven- change it on the seventh day of the month – whatever you choose, just make it memorable.
Other ways you can remember:
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Posted Date: 2017-05-01