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

3 Ways to Boost Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, July 12th, 2021

The quality of the air in your home plays a pretty important role in your overall comfort. Things like humidity and the presence of dust in the air can be factors that help or hinder indoor air quality (IAQ). The question is, how exactly are you supposed to manage those factors?

When it comes to improving your IAQ, your best option is to reach out to and work with a professional team like ours. We can help you determine your biggest IAQ issues and the best solutions to address them. When it comes to getting the best comfort for your home, we are the team to go to!

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Good HVAC Maintenance Means Good Air Quality

Monday, October 21st, 2019

relaxing-manAir quality is never really something people think about until it is bad enough to make breathing hard. Thankfully, those of us living here in Aztec enjoy pretty good breathing air! This doesn’t mean that our air is contaminant free though.

Our part of New Mexico enjoys its fair share of airborne dust, allergens, pollen and other microscopic debris. Thankfully, our HVAC systems do a good job of keeping the air we breath in our homes free of most, if not all, of these foreign objects.

The question is, what does it mean when your indoor air quality starts to become a little less, well, quality? You aren’t likely to notice this issue until it starts causing problems, which is precisely why you want to make sure your indoor air stays as clean and clear as possible.

Your HVAC system’s maintenance plays a huge role in this.

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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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