The filter for your HVAC system is a more crucial part of your home comfort than you may realize. What’s more, dirty filters are often a primary cause of increased HVAC repairs and common air conditioner problems.
If you don’t change your HVAC filter regularly, you run the risk of higher energy bills, restricted airflow, and the need for otherwise avoidable repairs.
If you’ve ever looked into what you can do to help maintain your AC, then you’ve likely seen “change your filter regularly” at the top of the checklists. There aren’t a lot of HVAC repairs you can DIY, but you can replace your AC filter every so often and reap the rewards.
But what are the reasons for changing your air filter so often, anyway? Let’s look at some of the benefits that come with checking and changing this often underestimated part of your HVAC system.