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How A Furnace Air Filter Works

Having a furnace air filter at home or in the office will ensure that the air you breathe is not contaminated with allergens and pollutants. Poor air quality results to various respiratory diseases such as asthma. Air repeatedly passes through the filters to catch both small and large particles of dust, molds and many others to purify the air. The result? Better air, better health. When you have an air filter, you need to properly maintain it to keep indoor air clean. Purchase a couple of replacement furnace filters, in general, filters needs to be replaced at least every thirty days.

What happens when you have accidentally forgot to check on your air filter? When a filter is left dirty, proper air flow is restricted. This will result to additional strain on the fan motor which can lead to equipment failure. Aside from this, as the fan motor continues to work harder, the higher amount of energy it will consume. Always check on your air filters on a monthly basis. Air filters can be bought either reusable or disposable. Pull out the filter (a sponge-like sheet) and look through it, you will immediately see if it needs cleaning or replacing.

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