Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Filters’

Finding the Best Air Filter for Your Home

Monday, June 19th, 2017

replace-filterAn air filter is a necessity in any home that uses central heating and air. Not only does it help to keep allergens out of the air, but it also helps to protect your air conditioner from damage. Even the most basic of air filters can do this job, but many people are out for the best filtration they can get.

We want to help homeowners stay healthy and comfortable. But there are so many misconceptions about home air filters that some people may actually inadvertently risk their own comfort and health by choosing a filter that’s not fit for the job. We are here to help. Follow our expert tips to select the right air filter for cleaner air and a healthier system.

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Why a Pleated Filter May Not Be the Right Choice for Your Heating and Cooling System

Monday, September 26th, 2016

If you have had air quality issues inside of your home, you might be looking into all of the solutions available. Chances are high that your air conditioning and heating system currently has a filter in place (we hope!), but it’s likely a standard fiberglass filter.

When you shop around for replacement filters, you might notice another common type, pleated media filters which may cost a bit more but do offer more powerful filtration. Learn more about why this may or may not be the right choice!

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3 Reasons to Change Your AC’s Air Filter

Monday, August 8th, 2016

You may know that there is a replaceable filter in your air conditioner (if you have a refrigerant based whole-home system) but you might be unsure of why you need to replace it. This is common among customers we talk to. Many assume it primarily has to do with the air quality. And while changing the filter can have an impact on the number of allergens in the air, there are a few more reasons we always recommend changing it once a month—no matter how good your air quality is.

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Changing Your AC Filter: A Step-by-Step Guide

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Your air conditioner’s filter is more important to the performance of your air conditioner than you might guess. While many people know that it keeps your air a little cleaner, it may surprise you to learn that it also is vital in stopping particles from damaging the AC system itself. Without a filter, your air conditioning system would be vulnerable to a lot of wear and tear. But if the filter is dirty, just as many problems can occur.

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