The Importance of Changing AC Filters

Air conditioning is a modern convenience that many of us in southern California would have a hard time living without. In order for your AC to keep working properly, it does need a little bit of attention. The filter is one of the most important, and one of the simplest, things that you can address.

What a Clogged Air Filter Can Do

You may be trying to remember the last time you changed your air filter. If this is the case, then it may have dust and dirt on it. When that debris gets caked on, the air has trouble moving through the filter. This can cause your AC to work harder than it has to. Over time, your motor might burn out, or your system could overheat.

A clogged air filter can also reduce the system’s ability to keep allergens out of the home. If the AC is blowing around the air with dust, pollen, and other particulates, then anyone who’s sensitive may experience symptoms.

The Results of a New Air Filter

When you use clean air filters in your AC, you may:

  • Improve the indoor air quality
  • Extend the lifespan of your cooling system
  • Prevent major problems from occurring
  • Lower your monthly utility bills

Homeowners can change their own air filters, making sure to get the right measurements when shopping for one at a home improvement store. If you prefer to have a professional take care of it, at least for the first time you have it changed, then the team at General Heating & Air Conditioning in Monrovia will be happy to help. In addition to replacing your filter, we can inspect other components to ensure that everything is working properly.

How Can We Assist You?

General Heating & Air Conditioning was founded in 1981. We’re proud to say that we’re still a family-owned and -operated business. We enjoy serving the Monrovia area, and we can help you with anything from installation to maintenance and repair. Our NATE-certified technicians can be expected to provide you with an excellent level of service. Contact us today if you have any questions.