Air & Furnace Filters - St. Peters & Surrounding Areas
Quite possibly, your heating and cooling system’s air filter is one of the most important things to be vigilant about in your home. It can mean the difference between clean air in your home or air filled with allergens and pollens such as:
- Pet Hair & Dander
- Tobacco Smoke
- Food Odors
You should change the air filters in your house every 3 months. That being said, if you have pets you should change it more frequently — every 1-2 months — as having pets in your house can cause fur and dander to get in your air filter. Additionally, if you have allergies or health concerns, it might be necessary to replace your air filter once every month. For more information on how often you should change the air filter in your house, contact us today
A few ways to tell if your air filter needs to be changed are:
Typically one of the biggest signs your air filter needs to be changed is when you experience issues with the operation or efficiency of your air conditioner. If you notice your air conditioner is no longer cooling as well as it should, you should check your air filters. Call us today to learn more about the signs that you should change your air filters.
If you don’t change your AC filter, the following will happen:
Changing your air filter on a regular basis is one of the simplest, most important air conditioning maintenance measures you can take. It will allow your air conditioner to run efficiently, break down less and last longer. Call us today to learn more about changing your air filters.
A dirty air filter can keep your system from working efficiently while allowing harmful particles that cause a variety of health issues into your home. Let Jerry Kelly dissolve that risk by providing you with a new filter. Visit our Jerry Kelly Filter Store for immediate assistance!
Air Filter Selection Criteria
Some things you should ALWAYS look for when selecting filters for your home are:
- Material: Polyester and electronic filters are good midway-good choices.
- The MERV Rating: On a scale of 1-16, how well is your filter designed to trap contaminants? The higher the number the more contaminants they stop.
- Thickness: The thicker the filter the more particles it will keep out of your home.
Types of Filters
- Fiberglass filters are the most common type and can be found at most local stores.
- Polyester filters are a higher grade model from the fiberglass filters; they capture more of the dust that gets into your home.
- HEPA filters are at the higher end of filters; they stop the majority of particles from getting through including smaller particles that other filters may miss.
Regardless of which filter you choose, it is very important that they get changed routinely. Not only does it improve the air quality in your home, but it prolongs the life of your unit as well.
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