Your HVAC system’s filter is a highly important and often underestimated part of your comfort system. It sits in the return air duct where air is pulled from the house into the AC (or heater) to be cooled (or heated). This may not seem vital, of course, but this filter captures and removes a wide range of contaminants that would otherwise cause major issues for your comfort systems!
Now that we know what HVAC filters do, we need to give you an answer to a question that you may not have asked before: “How often should an HVAC filter be changed?”
The answer: Every one to three months.
Let’s dig into why regular filter changes are important and how they benefit you. After all, this is one of the only aspects of AC maintenance in Redding, CA that a professional technician will actually encourage you to take care of on your own.