Most homes in areas that experience either very cold or hot weather throughout the year have heating and air conditioning systems to maintain ambient indoor conditions. To serve you better and longer, this equipment requires regular maintenance and timely repairs. One of the most important preventive maintenance services is inspecting filters and changing them. Most people however do not know when to call in experts of Air Conditioning And Heating Bainbridge Island to change filters. Furnace filters should be changed once a month. There are other things that are important when it is time to replace your furnace air filter, and they are:
Buy filters in advance and keep them near your heating equipment
If you have a habit of procrastinating and waiting too long between filter changes, then all you need to do is to have filters ready near your furnace. You will also be able to save on cost because it is cheaper buying filters in bulk than purchasing individual filters.
The size of the filter
A furnace filter that is either oversized or undersized allows dirt and debris to get around the filter and contaminate the indoor air. Dirt that bypasses the filter can also clog the air conditioner coils and thus reducing the efficiency of the equipment. In the worst case scenario, it can shorten the lifespan of the compressor as well as other components. Visit the site for more details about the best air conditioning and heating services in Bainbridge Island.
Proper installation of the filter
Before installing the air filter, check the arrow indicating the direction of air flow. Air filters that are not properly installed will work less efficiently. The filter can also buckle thus allowing contaminated air around the filter.
Turn off the power before you start the installation process
It is easy to get shocked if you are not careful with electric wiring. So to be safe, ensure that you have turned off the power supply from the main source so that in case you come across any wiring near the air filter enclosure, there will be no hazards to worry about.
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