Frequently Asked Question - How often should I change or wash my filter?
How often should I change or wash my filter?

Check your air filters evey 30 days!!!!!! The general rule of thumb is to check every thirty days even if you bought one that says it is rated for 60 days or more. Every system is difffrent however. Some customers require weekly filter changes while others only require two times per year. Call or schedule Mr. Air to evaluate your situation and set you up on a filter schedule that works properly for your home or business.

 

1.  A dirty air filter is the #1 reason for HVAC system failure.  A dirty filter restricts the air flow into your HVAC systems air handler.  This restricted air flow places additional strain on the air handler fan motor and could, over time, burn out the motor and cause your system to overheat and ultimately fail.  Filter replacement is a small price to pay to extend to life of one of the biggest financial investments in your home.
2.  A dirty air filter makes your fan motor work harder and consume more energy.  One of the easiest and quickest ways to reduce your energy bill is to replace your air filter.
3.  A dirty air filter reduces the air quality in your home. Poor home air quality can aggravate allergies and asthma, particularly childrenís allergies.  Change your filter for your familyís health.
4.  A dirty air filter makes your heating and air-conditioning systems and your ducts get dirty faster.  This can lead to costly replacement expenses or to a need to replace your units sooner than you expected.
5. A dirty air filter increases your energy bills. You can see an immediate, short-term cost saving s when you replace your air filter.
6. A dirty air filter increases your carbon footprint.  Changing your filter reduces the amount of energy your home consumes. Itís an easy and inexpensive way to be environmentally responsible.