Air Filters

August 27, 2019

Disposable vs. Permanent Air Filters: The Pros and Cons of Each

The air filter in your HVAC system is an important part of keeping the air in your home healthy and clean. Choosing the right air filters can help you maintain good indoor air quality throughout the heating and cooling seasons. Should you go with disposable filters or permanent ones? Find out more about the pros and cons of each. Disposable Filters Disposable filters are ones that you need to replace from time to time. These filters are less expensive, but […]
July 21, 2016

HVAC Air Filter Ratings: Decoded

Peachtree City’s warm, humid climate presents no shortage of pollen, mold spores, and other air contaminants. The right HVAC air filter can do a lot to control those contaminants, and the more you know about filter ratings, the more easily you can find a filter that meets your needs. Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) This number tells you how effectively an HVAC air filter traps particles of certain sizes. The higher a filter’s MERV number, the more efficient the filter. […]
June 23, 2016

Do You Need to Change Your Air Filter More Frequently During Summer?

This question mainly depends on climate and geography. The farther north you live, the more months in a year your forced-air heating system will need to operate. In most of the South, however, air conditioning runs longer and more intensely than heating systems do in the winter. The requirement to check and change an air filter is directly related to usage. If the cooling or heating system is running constantly, the filter needs to be checked more frequently. If it’s […]
April 21, 2016

Remember to Change Your Air Filter with These Ideas

The air filters in your home HVAC system are an important component of indoor air quality. They help clean your indoor air by removing particles such as dust, dirt, pollen, hair, and fibers from the air moving through your HVAC system. Air filters should be checked monthly and changed when they get dirty. Here are a few suggestions you can use to help you remember to change your air filters. Install a filter change indicator — These devices react to […]