Before winter sets in, homeowners should make sure their heating systems are in proper working condition. There are a few things each homeowner should consider as a part of their fall maintenance schedule.
- Understand your Heating/Cooling equipment dust filtration process . Common filtration systems are:
- Disposable 1" thick fiber filters. These filters are designed to be changed monthly, or bi monthly - depending on the level of dust collected on them while in use. They are typically located in the wall, floor or ceiling inside your home. They can be many different sizes, but common sizes are 14 x 20, 16 x 20, 14 x 24, 20 X 20, etc. Plan on changing these filters between 1-3 months, but check them monthly for dust accumulation.