You may have seen us in the past mention in our blog that you should change your air filter. Perhaps you believe this is because a dirty air filter contaminates the air, and that’s why we tell you to clean or replace yours every 1-3 months. It’s an understandable assumption, but not a correct one.
The air filter of your HVAC system is there to more than prevent allergens from entering your indoor airflow. It blocks particles and contaminants from damaging the inside of your HVAC system by pummeling it or jamming the fan. But when an air filter is too dirty, it can do just as much damage. When damage does occur, you can count on our team for professional air conditioning services in San Antonio, TX. But in the meantime, please keep reading to learn how a dirty air filter does, in fact, impact your air conditioner.