I’ve always lived with the mindset that an air filter should be upgraded every various weeks when the Heating and Air Conditioning system is getting tested for a current season. My parents always lived this way, so it was natural that I followed suit. It wasn’t until one of our most recent Heating and Air Conditioning tune ups that an Heating and Air Conditioning professional told me otherwise. According to him, air filters needed to be upgraded every 2 to many weeks rather than every various weeks. This seemed awfully frequent, however she was adamant. When I asked him why it was so often, she broke it down in simple terms for me. Heating and Air Conditioning systems labor best when there has nothing hindering it and that starts with a wash air filter. When there’s a lot of dust and debri clogging the air filter, it restricts airflow and makes the Heating and Air Conditioning system run harder to push air through. This makes things less efficient. The Heating and Air Conditioning professional also told me that if I was using a stronger and more durable air filter, then I wouldn’t need to upgrade the air filter so frequently. The more expensive and thicker air filters could last longer than the cheaper and more flimsy air filters. When I listened to the Heating and Air Conditioning professional tell me all this information, I couldn’t help but believe grateful for her honesty. This was the first time I’d ever heard this information before, and I knew it would help me care for our Heating and Air Conditioning system better. I would now consider our air filter and how often it was upgraded more frequently than before.