Most people have a basic understanding of what a filter does. It keeps things out of where you don’t want them to be. That’s the simplest way of putting it, right?
In the case of your HVAC air filter, it’s easy to assume that the point is to keep contaminants out of your indoor air. However, this actually isn’t the purpose of this particular air filter. This air filter is in place to keep dust, dirt, and other debris out of your air conditioner or forced-air heating system.
Read on as we answer some of the most commonly asked questions about this air filter.