Change A HVAC Air Filter in 4 Easy Steps


Air Filters are a vital part of your home’s forced air HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system.  The air filters job is to remove bacteria and harmful particles: as well as, pollutants like dust; which cleanses the air that passes through the filter.  Clean air filters help to maintain the indoor air quality of your home and all the people who reside there healthier.

Clean air filters help keep your HVAC system running efficiently- clogged filters make the system work harder and can raise your energy bills.

How often should I change  my air filter?

It is recommended that you change the air filter in your home at least every 3 months.  If you have pets in your home or family members with allergies, you may need to change the filter every 1-2 months.  Need help determining a schedule to fit your needs? Give us a call– we’re here for you!

What are the 4 easy steps to change a HVAC filter?

Changing a HVAC air filter is simple and with these four easy steps from your friends at AmeriClean, you’ll be breathing clean air in no time!

1.  Open the return on your furnace

2.  Remove the old filter

3.  Insert the new filter into the furnace (there will be     a directional arrow to ensure proper airflow)

4.  Close the return on your furnace- you’re done!

I noticed extra build up on my filter- what does this mean?

While changing the air filter on your HVAC system does play an important role in maintaining the efficiency of the HVAC, it is also important to schedule routine duct cleaning to remove excess  build up that accumulates throughout the duct work in your home.

You may notice an increase in the frequency you change your filter or excess build up on the registers throughout your home when it is time to get your homes air ducts cleaned.   AmeriClean follows the NADCA standards to thoroughly clean the air ducts with our powerful truck-mounted vacuum system.  Our services also include a Video Assisted Cleaning system  that allows the customer to view the air duct cleaning process and see exactly what is in their air ducts.

Want a free air duct cleaning quote? Give our offices a call and a customer service representative will be happy to help!

**Have a air filter at your home at time of duct cleaning service and we’ll change the filter for you-            NO EXTRA CHARGE!

About AmeriClean, Inc.

AmeriClean, Inc was established in 1986 by Bob Eriks in a small warehouse as a provider of Fire Damage Restoration for Northwest Indiana.  Fast forward to today and AmeriClean’s services include Carpet,UpholsteryAir Duct,  Area RugCeramic Tile Cleaning; as well as: Water Damage RestorationFire Damage Restoration and Mold Remediation.  With 30 years of experience, AmeriClean, Inc. is now a leading name in water, fire and restoration services for both residential and commercial properties.  For more information, visit our website or call 800.654.9101.

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