How Often Should I Have a Furnace Inspection?
A yearly furnace inspection will prolong the life of your HVAC system and save on your energy bills.
HVAC experts say an annual furnace inspection and service will prolong the life of the system, save energy and decrease health risks.
How Often Should I Replace My Furnace Filter?
Typical recommendations range from every 30 days for cheaper fiberglass filters (which often don't do a great job of filtering), to as long as 6 months for higher-end pleated filters. These estimates assume average use and take into account the type and size of your filter.
A general rule of thumb for pleated air filters (like ones made by FilterBuy) is to replace your filter every 90 days. As your filter traps more dirt, dust, and allergens from the air, filter efficiency decreases.
Read more to see if your household circumstances require more frequent replacements.