Bronco Plumbing Heating and Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Air Filters’

How Often Do I Need to Change My Air Filter?

Monday, July 27th, 2015

If you have a forced-air cooling system, and most people do for their whole home cooling, then you have an air filter. The job of a standard air filter is to block large particles of dirt and dust, as well as debris, from entering your AC system. As you can imagine, there are literally millions of particles of dust and dirt to contend with, so it’s important to change your air filter on a timely basis. The industry standard is to change your air filter every 3 months; it’s every 2 months if you have pets and/or smokers in your home. Don’t know how to change the air filter in your home? The air conditioning experts at Bronco Plumbing Heating and Air can teach you how to change your air filter in Carmichael, CA, so that you can keep your AC healthy. But first, let’s take a look at why it’s important to change your air filter: (more…)

Allergy Season = Air Filter Season

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Spring is always a welcome time, but for allergy sufferers, spring is the bearer of all things sneezeable. If you have serious allergy sufferers in your Sacramento, CA, home, and don’t use an air filtration system, now is the perfect time to consider one. You may be asking, doesn’t my system already come with an air filter? It does, but the job of this air filter is to reduce the amount of dirt and dust entering your system, not to capture allergens. A mechanical air filter that is part of an air filtration system does the job of capturing allergens and other contaminants in your home. And when you work with one of our indoor air quality experts, you’ll understand the differences between your standard filter and an air filtration system. (more…)