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How Does Air Filtration Work?


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How Does Air Filtration Work?

Your home’s heating and cooling system has a filter in it to clean the air. This filter can be supplemented with other air filtration solutions to improve your indoor air quality. These are your options when it comes to filtering the air in your house.

Air Filter

There’s a filter in your HVAC system that captures large particles out of the air. Located in the return air ductwork of your home’s HVAC system, it traps particulates that might have entered your home through an open window or dust that has been blown off the furniture. The filter is either one that can be cleaned or is designed to be disposable. You should check the filter monthly and clean or replace it as needed. The main purpose of the filter is to protect your HVAC system by keeping the dust out of it. This protection device improves the efficiency of your equipment. A dirty air filter makes your unit work harder than necessary. The filter also keeps these large particles from blowing through your home.

Air Purifier

Many people feel that this standard arrangement isn’t sufficient. If you’re among them, you can have an HVAC professional install a whole-home air purifier. This device traps smaller particles that can pass through the main air filter. They include pet dander, bacteria, allergens, mold spores and other tiny particulates.

A whole-home air purifier can also remove unpleasant odors. For instance, one could remove the smell of cooked fish, burnt food or smoke from your residence. Unlike portable air purifiers, a whole-house air purifier will clean the air throughout your home rather than in just one room. [company_name] in Mesquite, TX, installs indoor air quality solutions like whole-home air purifiers.

[company_name] is a locally owned company that offers heating and air conditioning services. These include installations, maintenance and repairs. We also offer indoor air quality services and install blown-in insulation. If you’d like to find out more or schedule an appointment, contact our office today.