The Importance of Changing Your Air Filter
Living in Largo means cool air at home is a necessity, and along with that comes the need to take care of your cooling unit with regular AC maintenance. You don’t need to have a broken unit to think of performing routine work.
The quality of the air you receive in your Largo home is just as important as its temperature. It’s difficult to control the outside air and your allergies that come with it. However, when you are inside there are a couple things you can do to help yourself and your loved ones breathe easier.
One of the most basic AC maintenance services to perform is changing your air filter. This will allow you to get rid of any mold, dust, and threatening allergens that build up. When you keep your filter for too long, you end up breathing in all of these toxins. In addition, a dirty filter will slow the air flow, which will make your unit work harder and consume more energy. So change those filters and keep your electricity bill lower.
A typical maintenance check performed by Total Air includes several steps:
- Review of the system controls
- Filter check
- Lubrication of moving parts
- Check of electrical components and connections
- Inspection of thermostat settings
- Cleaning of the coils
- Refrigerant level check
- Blower mechanisms check.
While changing your filters can be a fairly simple project, if you are at all unsure, it is always a good idea to call a professional air filter supplier for help. Technicians from Total Air are trained to work on any make and model of units. Changing the filter is also a great opportunity for experts in Largo to look into your system and perform and AC maintenance it may need. This will ensure your unit runs as efficiently as possible and that all parts are keep in great shape. When one of our technicians sees a part that is wearing down, they will replace it then instead of waiting until your AC unit breaks down.
Choose Total Air for your AC maintenance needs to ensure you receive professional service you can trust. Give us a call at (727) 822-7700 to schedule an appointment; we cover all areas of the Tampa Bay including Clearwater, Largo and St. Petersburg.