Did you know the most common cause of HVAC problems is dirty air filters? It’s a shame because it is incredibly easy to change your dirty air filter yourself. The majority of the residents don’t know how damaging a dirty filter can be. Continue reading to find out how damaging a dirty filter can be to your heating system and air conditioner.
HVAC Problems If You Don’t Change The Air Filter
Filters that are dirty are clogged and if your filters are clogged they are effectively suffocating the heating and cooling system. It’s like trying to breathe with your hands clamped around your nose and mouth. A dirty air filter will affect your HVAC system in the same manner. Your HVAC system cannot “breathe” or “exhale” as much air because of the dirt and dust that has accumulated. This means that your home comfort is affected because your HVAC system will have to work harder to heat or cool your home.