There’s no denying that summer is officially here, and temperatures are only going to increase. As a result, you want to ensure that your AC system is as prepared as it can be to handle the work you’re putting it through. If you haven’t already scheduled an air conditioner tune-up, now is the perfect time to do so. In the meantime, there is one maintenance task you can do on your own, that will significantly improve the efficiency of your air conditioning system: change your air filter.
This component is designed to protect the inside of your HVAC system, and it can become clogged with dust, dander, lint, and other debris. This debris makes your AC less efficient and also decreases your indoor air quality. So how do you know when you should clean or change your air filter? It depends on a few factors, including what type of filter you have. Keep reading for more information.