furnace filter

October 18, 2018

What Does the Arrow on a Furnace Filter Indicate

Changing the furnace filter can be confusing for those not familiar with how an HVAC system works. Sometimes these filters (which are the same ones for the air conditioner) are in hard-to-access places; sometimes they are easy to reach. What’s more, the many types of filters available can be confusing, as can the directions on the package: just what do those arrows mean, anyway? And what happens if you insert the filter the wrong way? Read on, and find the […]
December 10, 2015

Be Proactive and Check Your Furnace Filter

The simplest and least expensive thing you can do to promote energy efficiency in your home this winter is to check the furnace filter regularly, and change or clean it when it looks dirty. A clean air filter will also be more likely than a dirty one to protect your heating system from breakdowns and will help boost indoor air quality. How Does the Filter Work? A standard flat-panel air filter fits into a slot, usually located where the ductwork […]
January 22, 2015

How to Compare and Choose the Right Furnace Filter for Your Georgia Home

Although it may have a low spot on your priority list, choosing the best furnace filter for your HVAC system can make a significant difference in your energy bills, home comfort and health. Forced-air HVAC systems require filters to trap airborne particulates to prevent them from entering air handlers. Dust can harm interior components, but an adequate filter can prevent these damages. Choosing the right filter can also improve your indoor air quality (IAQ), particularly if anyone in your home suffers from respiratory issues. Air filters for HVAC equipment […]
January 20, 2015

How to Improve Central Air Volume in Your Peachtree City Home

Good airflow is an essential component of every HVAC unit. After all, your system can only heat or cool air that flows freely into it. Luckily, you can improve central air volume in your Peachtree City home by performing simple maintenance tasks, removing obstructions and making small modifications to your system. Troubleshoot Airflow Inside Your House Ideally, there should be a vent in every room of your home. In addition, your home probably has at least one air return that’s usually, but not always, located inside. You […]