We’re all guilty of forgetting to changes the filters in our home, but neglecting to do so for an extended period of time can lead to increased allergens and a decrease in your HVAC unit’s performance. The HVAC expert technicians here at LimRic Plumbing, Heating & Air recommend that you follow a set schedule to swap out your air filters. The frequency with which you change your filters depends on several factors, including the type of filter you use, how many pets are in your home, and how many people live in your home.
As a general rule, standard air filters should be changed every 30 to 60 days. Check out the chart below to find the specific time to change your filters, and don’t forget to set a reminder in your phone so that you don’t forget!
|Scenario||Optimal Time Span|
|Standard Rule||Every 30 to 60 Days|
|If You’re Allergy Prone||Every 20 to 40 Days|
|If You Have One Pet||Every 60 Days|
|If You Have More Than One Pet||Every 30 Days|
|If You Have No Pets and No Allergies||Every 90 to 120 Days|
Call the experts at LimRic Plumbing, Heating & Air for more information about proper HVAC maintenance today at (843) 225-2665.