The heating and cooling system in your Orange, Texas, home works hard to keep you comfortable, but it can’t do it without a little help. Changing your air filters regularly is one of the most important things you can do to keep your HVAC system working efficiently and prevent breakdowns. Here are four reasons to change your air filters regularly. Regularly changing your HVAC system’s air filter will:

Maintain Your Indoor Air Quality

When the air filter on your air conditioner, furnace, or heat pump gets clogged, it can’t clean the air in your home properly. This is especially important for family members who suffer from asthma or allergies — their symptoms will become worse if the air filter isn’t changed.

Keep Your System Working Efficiently

A dirty or clogged filter forces the HVAC unit to work harder to get air through. When your unit works harder, the efficiency goes down, wasting energy — energy that shows up on your bill every month. Changing your filter keeps your unit working at its maximum efficiency for minimum cost.

Extend the Life of Your Unit

When your unit works to push air through a dirty filter, it doesn’t just reduce its efficiency, but it can also shorten the life of the unit. If an air filter is dirty enough, your unit’s motor could overheat, leading to costly and inconvenient repair or replacement. Changing the air filter regularly keeps your HVAC unit operating smoothly and prevents repairs that shorten the unit’s life.

Keep Your Entire HVAC System Clean

Dirt and debris build up in your HVAC system if the air filter isn’t changed regularly. This can affect all parts of your HVAC system, including moving parts like motors, as well as electronics and ducts. A clean air filter will keep your entire system free from debris, preventing future problems and breakdowns.

At Thermacon Services, we’re committed to making sure your HVAC system is properly installed, maintained and, if necessary, repaired. Contact us at 866-797-1535 to find out more about our services in the Orange area.

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