There’s a fairly common misconception amongst Roswell area homeowners in regards to their HVAC air filters. Given their name, people assume that air filters do exactly as their name implies–filter the air. But there are different types of air filters, and the one that comes standard with your furnace installation isn’t there to protect your air, but rather to protect the furnace.
Now, there are different kinds of “air filters,” air filtration systems, and air purifiers with replaceable filters that are designed specifically to filter out your indoor air, making it cleaner and easier to breathe. But the furnace air filter works to keep debris such as dust, dirt, and more out of the furnace and off of the heating system’s sensitive components.
There are also different types of HVAC air filters, including fiberglass mesh, pleated, and even “permanent” air filters. Read on to learn more!