Canella Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for June, 2022

Here’s Why You Should Change Out Your HVAC Air Filter

Monday, June 27th, 2022

hand-pulling-out-dirty-air-filterIf you’ve ever talked to one of our HVAC professionals about the air filter in your system, then you’ve likely been advised to change it out every month or so–less often if it is a higher quality air filter (maybe every 3 months).

You’ve likely assumed that the reason we recommend this is to improve your overall indoor air quality. We understand why this assumption is made, but it’s actually a little misguided. While whole-house air purifiers and air filtration systems are designed to improve your indoor air quality, the standard HVAC air filter has a different purpose.

Rather than being there to protect your air quality, it’s in place to protect the HVAC system itself from dust, dirt, and other debris that can get inside and damage its sensitive components, and therefore negatively impact the performance of the system.

This is why it’s so important to change out the air filter regularly. Read on to learn more.

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Signs That Your Air Conditioner Is Struggling

Monday, June 13th, 2022

Summer is just around the corner, which means that it’s time–if you haven’t done so already–to schedule your next air conditioning maintenance session. Professional tune-ups allow our experienced technicians to comprehensively inspect, clean, and adjust the components that need it, which ensures that your air conditioner operates as efficiently and effectively as it’s meant to, for as long as it’s meant to.

Maintenance helps reduce up to 85% of the repair costs you may ever need during the lifecycle of your air conditioner. Still, though, it’s important to be aware that even with maintenance, wear and tear does occur–and repair needs can crop up between annual maintenance sessions. Since a year is a long time to wait to address a repair need that could grow far worse and lead to an air conditioner breakdown, it’s a wise idea to be aware of the following signs that your air conditioner is struggling.

If you notice any of these symptoms, please don’t hesitate to give our team a call!

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