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April 29, 2019

Why and When to Change AC Filter

when to change ac filter

Your air conditioner’s filters are designed to keep dust and debris from clogging up or damaging the system. But with great responsibility comes a great need for routine maintenance and replacement. In this article, the Gold Star Services team discusses why and when to change AC filter.

Our many positive online reviews are a testament to our team’s relentless dedication to providing an exceptional service. To speak to one of our specialists, contact us today at 1-302-947-8694.

Air Conditioner Replacement Schedule

Typically, air conditioner manufacturers recommend replacing your unit’s filters at least once every season. However, these basic guidelines do not take into account important factors such as the size of your property, usage, allergies that run in the family, the air quality where you live, or whether you have pets in your home.

For example, if you are living in a small apartment and do not have any pets, you may only need to replace your filters every six months. If you have more than one pet, you may need to replace your filters as often as once every three weeks.

If you’re unsure whether your air filters need to be replaced, check for the following signs:

  • The air filter is visibly dirty
  • The air quality in your home is deteriorating

  • Your air conditioner is not cooling your home effectively

  • Despite similar usage, your electrical bill is much higher than in previous months

These issues may point to something other than a dirty filter. The pros at Gold Star Services will visit your home, diagnose your system, and resolve any issues in record time. More than 92% of our calls are completed during the same visit. We will also provide a “Call Ahead Service,” letting you time your arrival at home to meet with our HVAC technicians.

Not Sure When to Change AC Filter? Call Us Today for A/C Maintenance and More

Don’t let a dusty air filter stand between you and a cool, comfortable home. Call in the pros at Gold Star Services instead. With our maintenance plans, you can ensure that your air conditioner is running effectively and efficiently at all times. Contact us at 1-302-947-8694 today to get started.

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