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Is the Air in Your Home Suitable to Breathe?

Importance of Changing Your Air Filter


AC Filter Installation The air filter in your home is designed to protect you and your family from unwanted dust particles, hair, and dander floating in the air. When your air filter is working properly, most of this nasty debris is eliminated, keeping allergies, asthma symptoms, and other issues at bay. However, most homeowners fail to change their air filters in a timely manner, and we see how this mistake affects families every day.

There are many reasons why you should change your air filter in a reasonable time frame, which is typically every 3 months (or more, if you live in a particularly dry or dusty areas). If you don’t change your air filters often, eventually they clog and allow the same debris you are hoping to block right back into your home, where your family breathes in these irritants without you knowing it.

Another reason to change an air filter often, particularly if you live in a humid area, is that they eventually get clogged with moisture and can produce potentially dangerous mold spores into the air. These spores get breathed in by your family and embed themselves in your carpet and furniture, which leaves behind a nasty smell as well as being potentially harmful.

It is recommended that you change your air filters in your home every 3 months. If you want to be particularly cautious, change them every 2 months if you live in particularly dusty or humid areas. When you change your air filters more frequently, you are doing your part to keep your air quality at a higher level that your family can safely breathe and enjoy. These results in cleaner air and less health issues for everyone.

Homeowners are encouraged to contact their trusted HVAC specialists to help them choose the best air filters for their home and to make sure that they get changed often. With the right air filters, a homeowner can feel confident that the air they breathe every day is safe, clean, and smelling fresh just like they deserve. With clean air quality in the home, everyone can feel more healthy and safer every single day. This is accomplished by the simple changing of an air filter in a timely manner.

Are you in need of an AC filter change? Call Priced Right Heating and Cooling at (913) 305-5108 today for top-notch services in the Overland Park area. 

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