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How to Change an HVAC Air Filter

How to Change an HVAC Air Filter - Service Champions

It’s March, and while it’s not quite time for spring cleaning, it is time to take a look at your air filter (and schedule professional HVAC maintenance). It’s important to check your HVAC system’s air filter every 30 days and clean or replace it every 1 – 3 months.  You can get a sense of all the floating particulates in

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Don’t Let Your HVAC System Fail Because of an Air Filter

Don’t Let Your HVAC System Fail Because of an Air Filter - Service Champions

Furnaces and air conditioners contain numerous mechanical parts that contribute to their effective operation. However, as crucial as all these components are for bringing you comfort, one of the most vital parts of your system isn’t a complicated piece of machinery. It’s the air filter — a screen designed to trap dust, dirt, hair, and other debris. It’s

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Where Is My Furnace? Where Is My Furnace Filter?

Where is my furnace? Where is my furnace filter?

If you live in Northern California, you most likely have a furnace or heat pump. Hybrid heating systems are comprised of a furnace (gas or electric) and a heat pump. Where is my furnace? Most Americans use a furnace to heat their home. It can use natural gas, propane, heating oil, or electricity. The unit

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Why Your Air Filter Isn’t Working

Why Your Air Filter Isn’t Working

We already know the importance of air filters and how clean ones cut utility bills, increase performance, and improve indoor air quality. You are checking your air filter every 30 days, right? But just because you have a central HVAC system and an air filter doesn’t mean it’s working properly. From cheap filters and improper

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Spring Forward with Safety and Savings

Spring Forward with Safety and Savings

As the seasons shift and the weather warms, we all look forward to more time spent outdoors and new beginnings. Spring is a transitional time for people, nature, and your home. Daylight Saving Time (2:00 AM on Sunday, March 11) tells you to change the clocks, but it’s also the perfect reminder to check and change some

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Why HVAC Air Filters Are So Important

Why HVAC Air Filters Are So Important

When was the last time you changed your air filter? When it comes to home comfort, it’s often the little things that make a huge difference. Change your air filter every month during heavy use months, and at least every 3 months during off-peak times. By changing your filter on a monthly basis (or as

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Air Conditioning

What You Don't Know About Air Conditioning - Service Champions

Although we use our air conditioners often, it’s likely many of us don’t know much about the system at a mechanical level. How do all the pieces work together to seamlessly provide us with cool air whenever we want? Without a little research, the system remains a mystery. While we’re not going to explain how air

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Air Filtration Guide | MERV Ratings, HEPA & More

Air Filtration Guide | MERV Ratings, HEPA & More

We don’t realize how many allergens and contaminants we’re breathing when we’re indoors. Although it may seem easier and healthier to breathe inside, our indoor environments can contain pollutant levels many times greater than the levels outdoors. It seems counter-intuitive. You may be thinking—shouldn’t the outdoors be dirtier? I keep my home clean. How could

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