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The Filter Club

There are a number of different types of filters available on the market, each offering different benefits, but the fact remains that all types of filters need to checked, maintained and changed in order to function properly and safely.

To that end, why is changing your air filter so important?

First of all, a clogged air filter can cause extensive damage to your system. Thus, if you check your air filter’s condition regularly, you ensure the longevity of your system — saving yourself thousands in possible repair and replacement costs. Dirt and neglect are one of the leading causes of heating and cooling systems failing, yet such failure is completely avoidable.

Secondly, changing the air filter in your system ensures cleaner, fresher, healthier air. This is better for everyone in your home, particularly children and the elderly, and most especially for those suffering from allergies and/or asthma. In referring to the latter, a clean air filter means you are not constantly circulating dust, dust mites, pollen and other small particles in the air. Instead, your system will be able to purify the air, leaving it clean and healthy.

Thirdly, aside from protecting the HVAC system from unnecessary damage, cleaning out or changing a clogged air filter will also save you a significant amount on operating costs. In simplest terms, a dirty air filter uses much more energy than a new, clean air filter, which means a much higher electricity bill for you. You can, by keeping your air filter clean and in good condition, save up to 15% on utility costs.

Not sure on which filter is best for you?

National Air and Heat understands how important it is to have the best air filter for your house, and we also understand how difficult it may be to find the perfect filter size. For that reason, we produce custom size filters that will fit your air system and meet your air quality needs.Custom filters are air filters that are specifically designed to fit your air system made of MERV8.

Our Custom Fit Filter Service will provide you with correct measurement of your system, a metal retainer and custom sized filter pads sized just for your unit!