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April 29, 2019

HVAC Filter Location for Home Systems

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Replacing your air filters is essential to the health, lifespan, and efficiency of your HVAC system. But with so many different kinds of units available, each using different mechanisms and machinery, it can be difficult to figure out where to find this essential part. In this article, we’ll discuss HVAC filter location in different kinds of systems.

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How to Find Your HVAC Filter Location

Let’s take a look at common filter locations on different HVAC systems:

Combustion Furnace

This powerful heating device is a workhorse in winter. As a result, the air filters will collect dust and debris throughout the season and need to be replaced on a regular basis to ensure your system can warm your home. However, it can be tricky to locate these filters, as they could be installed anywhere within your unit or your home’s ductwork. Commonly, you can find these filters inside openings in your ducts or locked behind metal panels on the device itself.

Heat Pump

A heat pump is a heating and cooling device designed to transport warm air to the outdoors, or vice versa, to maintain a comfortable temperature inside. This unit’s air filters can be located in one of two places. They might be within the air-handler cabinet (the metal casing that protects the device’s internal machinery) or inside the return-air duct registers (grilles that open or close to help control airflow to the unit).

Ductless Air Conditioner

A ductless air conditioner is a simple solution if you want to cool smaller rooms. Typically, the air filters are found inside the device and can be easily accessed by unlocking the front panel.

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Now that you know where to find your system’s HVAC filter location, let our pros take care of your heating and cooling equipment needs. Besides installation, replacement, and repair, we can also develop a personalized maintenance plan to ensure your new (or old) HVAC system is running effectively and efficiently during every season. Call 1-302-485-1649 today to find out more.

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