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Some Things Change. This Doesn't.

Posted by Erik Sternberger at

If there is one question we get all the time, it's "when should I change my filter". And the answer we give is "roughly every 1-3 months". Why roughly? Because no filter, no home, and no situation are the same. If you're checking your filter you're doing it right. Your filter could be fine after three months, or it could be bad after one month depending on your situation. The only way to know for sure it to check it every month.   Your filter length depends on if you have your windows open, wearing your shoes inside, having pets,...

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When to change your filter

Posted by Erik Sternberger at

The experts say that you should change your filter roughly every 1-3 months, which is a pretty big window. Speaking of windows if you keep your windows open or closed also factors into when you should change your filter. We all know why we change filters, but just as a reminder: Furnace efficiency - Your furnace doesn't have to work as hard to push air through, which leads to... Cost savings - Less energy all around brings your bills down, so maybe you can add a degree or two when you're cold without your house's thermostat administrator (Every household has one!) blowing a gasket.  Better...

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