November 19, 2012 at 17:56 PM EST
Air Filters Are A Wise Investment In Any Market
(WireService.co) - -  

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Nearly 50% of the average home’s utility bill is directly related to heating and cooling. With rising energy costs representing such a growing concern, one of the most effective ways to save money in the coming winter months is replacing air filters. With winter approaching, all home owners should check their air filters and consider replacing them. Replacing an air filter can be highly beneficial to the physical and financial health of the home owner.

Comfort Parts

An inefficient air filter can cause both short term and long term financial costs according to Fred Gicinto, owner of Comfort Parts, “Replacing your home’s air filter can significantly reduce energy costs and prolong the life of your furnace.” A clogged air filter can prevent air circulation throughout the house. This often leads homeowners to run their furnace far longer than is necessary during the winter months. This inefficiency leads to higher utility bills for the home owner.

A clogged air filter also places a much greater strain on a home’s furnace. Many vital parts within a furnace are cooled by air coming through the filter. As the filter is clogged, these parts run at higher temperatures. This strain shortens the life of a furnace and can lead to costly repairs or the need to replace a furnace. This generally comes at the least opportune times when the homeowner is most in need of a functioning unit.

Air Filters

There are also health consequences to running a furnace with a clogged filter. According to Mr. Gicinto “A clean air filter will not only keep your home more comfortable, but is also a good way to protect the health of your family.” As a filter ages, it loses the ability to remove harmful particles and allergens from the air. This can exacerbate health problems and worsen the effects of living in a chilly house.

Mr. Gicinto recommends that home owners check their air filters monthly. When an air filter begins to show signs of use, it is time to replace it. He also advises that air filters are not “one-size-fits-all.” Most local hardware stores and chains lack the space to offer air filters for older models and brands. Consulting with an air filter specialist is the best way to make sure your warm stays healthy and warm in the winter months.

Comfort Parts provides a wide variety of air filtration supplies to help keep homeowners safe and comfortable. They supply homeowners and contractors nationwide from their Blue Springs, MO headquarters.

Contact Information:
Comfort Parts
Fred Gicinto, Owner
(816) 655-2110
www.comfortparts.com

Permalink to: Air Filters Are A Wise Investment In Any Market

http://www.wireservice.co/world-news/air-filters-are-a-wise-investment-in-any-market/3628/

Include this: Air Filters Are A Wise Investment In Any Market

<a href="http://www.wireservice.co/world-news/air-filters-are-a-wise-investment-in-any-market/3628/"><"Air Filters Are A Wise Investment In Any Market"></a>

The post Air Filters Are A Wise Investment In Any Market appeared first on WireService.co.

Related Stocks:
Stock Market XML and JSON Data API provided by FinancialContent Services, Inc.
Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes.
Markets are closed on certain holidays. Stock Market Holiday List
By accessing this page, you agree to the following
Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.
Press Release Service provided by PRConnect.
Stock quotes supplied by Six Financial
Postage Rates Bots go here