SPS Mechanical Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Filter’

Is Your AC Working with a Fresh Filter?

Monday, August 12th, 2019

man-holding-air-filterWhat do pools, air conditioners, and your coffee machine all have in common? They all use filters! When it comes to pools and coffee machines, the problems with a clogged filter can be more obvious. A pool without a filter can be a huge safety hazard, and coffee brewed with a bad filter can taste pretty disgusting. However, less people know about the problems with a clogged AC filter- which makes it all the more frustrating when those same people don’t replace their filters when they should.

Don’t be one of those people. A clogged filter can cause a multitude of problems that just compound and get worse as time goes on, leading to the need for costly air conditioning repair in Sewell, NJ.

Not convinced? Wait until you hear what could go wrong.

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When to Replace Your Air Conditioning Air Filter

Monday, May 6th, 2013

It is very important that you allow a qualified, trained professional to handle your air conditioning installation, repair and maintenance needs. There is no other way to ensure that any service is completed properly for maximum efficiency and performance levels. Plus, attempting to service your air conditioner on your own can be dangerous and may void some warranties. There are a few simple maintenance tasks you can handle on your own, though. One is replacing your air conditioning air filter. It may not sound like that big a deal, but the Sewell, NJ air conditioning technicians at SPS Mechanical know that it is actually very important.

If your air filter is to dirty it can create too much air flow resistance. This means that your air conditioning system will need to work harder than it ought to in order to force air through the air filter. This extra effort can take a toll over time, even causing damage to your air conditioner. Plus, this will require more energy from your air conditioning system, meaning that you will be paying more money for a less effective air conditioning performance. Changing your air filter regularly can help avoid these issues.

When it comes to how frequently you should change your air filter there are a lot of factors to consider. Generally speaking, it is a good idea to change standard air filters every month or two. However, this can be affected by a number of different things, including the type of air filters that you use. The location of your home and your proximity to major roadways and construction will also play a role in this decision, as well as the presence of any pets and overall air quality in your home. It never hurts to simply take a look at your air filter. If you think it looks dirty, go ahead and change it.

If you have any further questions about when to replace your air conditioning filter in Sewell, NJ, call SPS Mechanical. We can help you make the right decisions about changing your air conditioning filter. Contact us today to learn more.

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