Furnace filter replacement in Oakville and Burlington having a plugged filter will result in a “no heat” situation in the winter and a “no cooling” situation in the summer, meaning there will be little or no airflow from the furnace into your home. A furnace filter is a home air purifier
meant to take the dust out of the air flowing in your home and improve indoor air quality. If the filter is clogged with dust the furnace works harder trying to get the air out and circulating in your home.
The longer and harder the furnace works, the faster it will burn out and the higher your utility bills will be. Imagine your own airwaves being cut off and you had to breathe through a straw. Your breathing becomes extremely difficult. This would be the same scenario as your furnace. A neglected and dirty furnace filter wreaks havoc on your heating and air conditioning system.
Types of furnace filters include electrostatic filters, permanent washable filters, pleated filters, disposable 1” throw-away filters and media filters.
MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Rating Value. The higher the MERV rating, the smaller the particle size that it can collect. How often you should change them depends on the type of filter.
Contact us if you have any questions about filters.