Saturday, February 3, 2024 was the exact halfway point between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. So what does that mean? It means that winter is not over yet! So don’t ignore your furnace filter. Service Pro Titans can give you helpful tips on changing your filter below:

How to Change Furnace Filter

The good news is, changing your furnace filter is one of the easiest home maintenance tasks. You can DIY on this one!

First things first, turn off the furnace.

Locate your filter (typically on the front or side of furnace).
Remove the cover or just slide the filter out of its slot, depending on your furnace.
Replace filter, inserting it with the arrow pointing toward the furnace’s motor blower. Then replace the cover (if your furnace has one).
Turn on the furnace again.


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FAQs About Changing Your HVAC Filter

Can I replace my furnace filter myself?

Yes, replacing your furnace filter can be one of the easiest home maintenance tasks you can perform.

Should you turn off the furnace before changing the filter?

Yes, the first step of changing your filter should be to turn off the furnace.

How much does a furnace filter cost?

Depending on the type, size, and MERV rating, a furnace filter can cost $4 to $60+.

What happens if the air filter is backward?

With a furnace filter installed backward, your furnace will have to work harder to achieve airflow, and it could damage your furnace.

Is the AC filter same as furnace filter?

Yes, these terms are used interchangeably (along with HVAC filter) for the same filter if you have a central HVAC system

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