When there’s a lot of pollen or pollution outside, we tend to stay inside and rely on the HVAC system to filter it all out. But did you know that your indoor air could be worse than the outdoor air if you’ve got a dirty air filter? All homeowners in Navarre, Florida, should be proactive about HVAC filter changes to keep your indoor air clean and your HVAC system running efficiently. The following are three benefits to changing your HVAC filter on a regular basis.

Get Better Indoor Air Quality

An HVAC filter’s purpose is to keep the dust and other dirty air particles from circulating around your home. However, if your filter is full, it won’t be able to filter out the dirt anymore. Your HVAC system will then circulate the polluted outside air in addition to the dust already inside your home, making your air quality worse. Regularly changing your air filter means that the filter can do its job properly by trapping dirty air particles and keeping your air clean and healthy.

Run Your System More Efficiently

If your air filter is full, your HVAC system will have to work harder to push the air throughout your home. And if your system is using more electricity to function, your energy bill will be higher. Something as simple as changing your air filter will keep the air flowing and your energy bill down.

Extend the Life of the HVAC System

Keeping your air filters clean can also extend the life of your HVAC system. Since your system has to work harder to push air through a dirty filter, it will overheat easier. Overheating can cause damage to your system, potentially requiring you to get repairs or a new system sooner than necessary. Regularly changing out your air filter will help your HVAC system run smoothly and thereby longer.

Keep your home healthy and your air clean. Call Lunsford Air Conditioning & Heating today at 850-203-3200 to help with finding the right filter for your system.

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