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Don’t Forget About Your Air Filter!

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Summer isn’t going anywhere anytime soon… c’ mon, you’ve still got PLENTY of ice cream to eat, barbeques to go to, and pools to jump in to. Oh, and of course, you’ve got an air filter that needs to be changed!

Yes, that’s right, if you have not changed out your air filter yet this summer, now is the time to do so! In fact, it’s important that you change your air filter every 1-3 months during the summer season. Don’t believe us? Well, keep reading below and find out why changing out your air filter every once and a while is a VERY GOOD thing!

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How to Change Your Air Filter, And Why You Must Do So

Monday, February 29th, 2016

For the most part, HVAC system maintenance is something that must be completed by qualified professionals. What the average homeowner can and should do, however, is change the air filter as needed. Generally, this should be done once a month or every three months. Refer to your owner’s manual and the type of air filter that you are using to figure out which is appropriate in your case. 

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Problems That a Dirty Air Filter Can Cause

Monday, October 5th, 2015

It is imperative that you schedule routine air conditioning maintenance in Washington, D.C. if you want your air conditioner to function properly. You must remember, though, that counting on your AC technician to clean or replace your air filter during this annual service is just not sufficient. Yes, he or she will do this during the maintenance visit. However, your air filter needs to be changed much more frequently than just once a year. That is why it is so important that you remember to do so on your own as needed.

Ideally, you should change your heater every month or once every six weeks. This will vary with environment conditions and usage habits, though. Essentially, you should be simply be changing your air filter when it’s dirty. Contact Polar Bear Air Conditioning & Heating Inc. with any questions that you may have. 

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