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While your furnace filter may seem like such a simple component of your Dwight, IL, home’s HVAC system, it’s an extremely important one. Your filter needs replacing on a regular basis to ensure that the quality of your indoor air remains good. Here are four main reasons you need to choose the right furnace filter for your HVAC system.

1. Protection for Your HVAC System

Your furnace filter is a necessary component to protect your entire home heating system from harmful debris like dust. If you don’t have a filter in your system, it could result in unwanted damage to your system’s components. Over time, this will not only increase your repair costs but also increase your maintenance costs.

2. Lower Heating Costs

One essential component of an efficient air conditioning system is adequate airflow. When your filter is dirty with debris, it hinders the airflow of your system and requires it to use more energy to heat your home. When your air filter is fresh, it allows your HVAC system to run optimally, which means lower heating bills for your home.

3. Better Indoor Air Quality

Your heating system’s filter works to trap unwanted airborne allergens like dust and pollen that can lead to allergy flareups. With fewer allergens in your indoor air, you can enjoy higher quality air.

4. To Ensure It Fits

Another reason that you need to choose the right furnace filter is that HVAC systems are usually designed to use specific filter models. While there are different types of filters, you need to make sure that the filter you choose is the same model that your system requires for it to fit correctly.

Call Popejoy Inc. today to schedule fall maintenance for your heating system.

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