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How Often Should I Change My Furnace Filter?

Written on: October 16, 2023

Home Heating FAQs

furnace filter Towanda, pa Fall is in full swing in Northeastern Pennsylvania. That means winter is just around the corner and you’ll soon be relying even more on your heating system. Do you have a general understanding of your home’s heating system? Keep reading to find out.

Lots of people use the words “furnace” and “boiler” interchangeably, but they’re not the same. They’re both capable of heating your home, but they go about it in different ways.

Is It a Boiler or a Furnace?

Here’s a quick and easy way to tell which type of heating system a home has. Just look for radiators or vents. If a home has radiators (or baseboards), then it also has a boiler. If a home has vents, then it has a furnace.

You can count on Ace-Robbins for boiler installation, boiler service, furnace installation, and furnace service. We offer sales, installation, and repair services for boilers and furnaces at reasonable rates. We sell and work with both heating oil and propane heating systems.

Let’s take a closer look at furnaces.

An Intro to Furnaces

A furnace is a forced air system. Furnaces burn a fuel like heating oil or propane to heat air that a blower fan then pushes through your home through a system of ducts that lead to vents.

Ace-Robbins only recommends the highest quality furnaces to our customers.

Do I Need a New Furnace?

Is it time to replace your furnace? Here are some signs it might be time to upgrade to a new more energy-efficient furnace:

If you’re not sure whether it’s time to replace your furnace, Ace-Robbins will perform a free, no-obligation furnace evaluation to help you decide.

Furnace Benefits

Furnaces are a popular heating system among homeowners like you in Northeastern Pennsylvania. There are several advantages to having a furnace.

Here are some of the benefits to having a furnace:

Furnace Maintenance: Filters

Proper maintenance is an important part of keeping your furnace working as efficiently as possible and for as long as possible. One piece of furnace maintenance is replacing the filter. How often you should replace your furnace filter depends on how thick it is.

Here are the general guidelines for changing filters based on their thickness:

Whether you’re ready to upgrade to a new furnace or need maintenance or repairs for the one you already have, you can trust your heating system to the pros at Ace-Robbins.

Contact Ace-Robbins today and join our family of satisfied customers.