Why Changing the Air Filters In Your Furnace Is Important

Posted on January 23rd, 2015 by BlueMountain

 Blue Mountain Plumbing, Heating & Cooling

In the winter, you rely on your furnace to keep you and your family members comfortable. Performing routine maintenance on your furnace keeps it operating at peak efficiency. One the simplest yet most important things you can do for your furnace is changing its air filters once a month. Below are some reasons why this small step is so important to your overall HVAC system.

Prevents Costly Breakdowns
A lot of heating system breakdowns can be attributed to clogged air filters. A furnace breakdown is the last thing you want to deal with in the dead of winter. To prevent this from happening, we suggest replacing your air filters once a month.

Saves Money On Energy Costs
A dirty air filter forces your heating system to work harder and puts a strain on your finances. Conversely, a clean air filter helps you save 5-15% on energy costs. 

Improves Indoor Air Quality
Clogged air filters are filled with indoor allergens. Your HVAC system will circulate dirty air throughout your home if you do not change for air filter. This creates the perfect conditions for poor indoor air quality. Since poor indoor air quality can worsen preexisting health conditions, it is imperative that you change your air filters as needed.

If you encounter any trouble with your heating system this winter, turn to the pros at Blue Mountain. We will show up on time with a fully stocked truck, ready to get the job done right. Call 877-280-5777 for a repair.

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