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An Electronic Filter Monitor Reminds You When To Change Your Air Filter

When was the last time the A/C filter was changed in your home?

For most homeowners, this chore is as simple to complete as it is to forget. No matter how often it’s added to spring cleaning checklists, or weekly chore lists, or monthly calendars around the house, replacing the home’s HVAC filter seems to slip through the cracks. Fortunately, filter technology has continued to innovate over the years, and new products have been developed to help homeowners stay on schedule and replace their A/C filters in a timely manner.

What is an Electronic Filter Monitor?

Electronic Filter Monitors are small monitoring devices that can read the air quality in a home via built-in sensors, and automatically email alerts when it is time to replace the home’s A/C filter. Running on either batteries or a wall plug, these monitors have expanded functionality as well, providing reports that detail which filters they are monitoring and the health of each filter.

Removes the Guesswork

Because each A/C unit runs slightly differently depending on the needs of the household, standard filter replacement time-tables might not be entirely accurate for determining when a homeowner should replace their A/C filters. Rather than relying on the guesswork of a basic time range, or feeling the need to constantly physically check on the filter, homeowners can reliably relax and wait to be automatically alerted when it’s time for a filter to be replaced.

Better Indoor Air Quality

Ensuring that air filters are replaced regularly is necessary to maintain higher indoor air quality. Letting an air filter continue cycling air when it’s past it’s prime leads to build-ups of dirt, mold, and allergens that will continue circulating as air moves through the ducts. Not only will this spread the debris around the home, but it can lead to health complications as well. This also leads to a furnace and A/C running harder than they need to, which could damage the functionality of the unit, leading to major, expensive repairs or replacements.

With an Electronic Filter Monitor, an alert will be sent immediately at the optimal point to replace the filter, ensuring air quality doesn’t dip, and everyone is able to continue breathing clean, freshly cycled air. The Electronic Filter Monitors are also able to send specific alerts when filters are clogged, prompting homeowners to replace the filters earlier to avoid any upsets in the system.

For some homeowners, an additional piece of equipment may not be an ideal addition, but for others, the added convenience of an Electronic Filter Monitor is undeniable. Though it can be a lower priority, just the simple act of removing the guesswork and constant monitoring of air filters around the house can help ease the minds of homeowners. If you feel like adding an Electronic Filter Monitor could be helpful, and have questions about setting it up, or if you have specific questions about your home’s HVAC system before acquiring a monitor, reach out to the professionals at Duane Blanton, a Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer.

The licensed technicians at Duane Blanton will be able to guide homeowners through any questions or issues they may have regarding the A/C system within their homes, ensuring their homes remain cool and comfortable through the rising heat of summer. Reach out to the professionals at Duane Blanton today, at (815) 781-2567 or schedule an appointment right from your browser with their convenient online scheduling portal.


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