How To Change a Furnace Filter

February 5, 2020

Furnace units today can last anywhere from 15 years to more than 40 years depending on the make and model of the unit as well as proper maintenance over time. Using the tips that follow, learn how to quickly and effectively change your furnace’s filter regularly to maintain your unit for decades to come. Inspect Your Current Furnace Filter Inspect the current furnace filter your unit has in place by locating the furnace filter section of your unit. Furnace filters are often located on the exterior of the unit and may be enclosed with a simple covering. Be sure to turn off your heater prior to accessing your furnace filter to prevent issues or potential danger from arising. Once you have located the furnace filter area, remove the covering and pull the furnace filter out, taking note of how the filter goes into the area for future reference. Changing Your Furnace Filter in Two Easy Steps After you have removed your current furnace filter, follow these two easy steps to complete the installation of your new filter: Features: Take note of any size measurements, indicators, or markings that are listed on your current furnace filter, as this helps to determine...

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