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AC Filter Replacements in Columbia, MO

Having problems with air quality? You may need to change the type of AC filter that you’re using. Call (573) 777-3660 for professional AC maintenance and filter replacements in Columbia, MO.

Are you taking the time to replace your AC filter on a regular basis? Neglecting to switch out dirty filters will cause your air conditioner’s coils to clog and result in early AC failure. It can also lead to poor indoor air quality and affect the health of your household.

MasterTech Plumbing, Heating and Cooling is happy to help with routine air conditioning maintenance. We offer annual service agreements designed to alert you to potential problems and ensure the health of your cooling system. Contact us to learn more about our maintenance plan and schedule service for AC filter replacement in Columbia, MO or surrounding areas in Mid-Missouri.

Frequency of AC Filter Replacement

Indoor air quality needs and comfort levels differ with every household, which means frequency of air filter replacement will also differ. Homes with pets or smokers may need to replace filters frequently, while those with respiratory issues or allergies may require even more frequent replacement.

Dirty vs Clean HVAC System Filter

Here is a typical AC filter replacement schedule:

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    Work With Columbia’s Top
    Plumbers and HVAC Experts

    Whether you need your air conditioner repaired, a new furnance installed, or your drains cleaned, MasterTech Plumbing, Heating and Cooling is happy to help.

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      Are You Using the Right Type of AC Filter?

      We recommend using filters that are best suited for your home and your household’s needs. Most homeowners use either fiberglass or pleated filters.

      Fiberglass AC Filters

      These are the most popular with customers since they are also the least expensive. You can often find them selling for a dollar per piece. But you often get what you pay for—fiberglass filters are less efficient at trapping debris and will need to be replaced at least once a month, making them less cost-effective over time. The advantage, though, is that they offer better airflow.

      Pleated AC Filters

      Do you have pets that shed or family members with allergies? We recommend using pleated filters (the ones that resemble “accordions”). This type of AC filter is much more effective at keeping dirt, dust, and debris from circulating through your home. Unlike fiberglass filters, they can also trap smaller particles such as dust mites, pet dander, and mold spores.

      Pleated AC filters can be replaced every three months. This makes them a more cost-effective choice over the typical fiberglass filter.

      Customer Reviews

      Gary was absolutely amazing. The quality of work and customer service received was wonderful. He was knowledgeable and explained everything, answered... every question I had, and was helpful not only in the problem we scheduled to address but saved us from a major issue down the road we didn’t know we had. I 100% recommend MasterTech and Gary as your technician.read more
      Jenna L.
      Jenna L.
      00:40 16 Jun 22
      Jon, the tech who came out, was very professional and friendly. I felt comfortable having him in my home, he worked quickly and efficiently, and he... was able to answer all my questions without making me feel like an idiot! I emailed them this morning, they responded quickly and Beth suggested their service plans, one of which I signed up for. It was a good experience, a little expensive but they were fast and I'm happy!read more
      Meg P.
      Meg P.
      15:59 08 Jun 22
      Nate was timely, professional and knowledgeable. He was able to talk over different options for the installation of gas lines in my laundry room and... kitchen. I appreciate his willingness to try and make the job affordable while maintaining quality. 10/10 would recommend.read more
      Misty L.
      Misty L.
      14:54 06 Jun 22
      Technicians were professional, highly knowledgeable. Service was top-notch.New HVAC system is astonishingly efficient both heating and cooling.... Everything was done right the first time, and the installation went extremely fast and flawlessly. Everything was explained to me in a manner that I could understand.Your staff is what makes the company great!read more
      Toulouse
      Toulouse
      12:54 26 May 22
      Dillan was excellent. He came for my yearly inspection. He could have rushed through the process, but instead he made a recommendation and ended up... spending time in the attic installing a part that could save me more money and headaches down the road. In other words, he didn't cut corners. I appreciate that kind of top-notch service.read more
      Todd F.
      Todd F.
      19:13 11 May 22
      Chris showed up as promised, evaluated our problem and offered a solution that gave my father the confidence to allow them to do the work. The... estimate was easy to read and made sense. The price was completely reasonable when everything is taken into consideration. These people talk the talk, walk the walk and plumb the plumbing!read more
      Steve B.
      Steve B.
      00:18 11 May 22
      I’ve used MasterTech several times since buying my house in 2021. The office staff are always so friendly and helpful when I call and the technicians... always do a great job. Tyler and Kyle came out today to fix my AC and they were punctual, respectful, and friendly! They always end up teaching me helpful things whenever they come out to repair things and as a first time home owner, it’s so helpful!read more
      Becky H.
      Becky H.
      20:50 04 May 22
      Their employee Nate was fantastic. Had a leak at shut off under house and he helped us with that and never made me feel like a dummy with any of the... stuff had done to fix plumbing issues throughout house. He was very knowledgeable and friendly and gave some very helpful tips.read more
      Robert D.
      Robert D.
      15:50 23 Apr 22
      Technician was timely, professional and courteous. He made sure I understood what was going on. And how best to move forward
      Zane W.
      Zane W.
      15:04 22 Apr 22
      The Plumber showed up on time and was very professional and courteous. He was able to unclog my sewer pipe very quickly and was reasonably priced! I... would definitely recommend them to family and friends! I will use them again in the future!read more
      Angie R.
      Angie R.
      02:47 14 Apr 22
      Guys were able to quickly locate a coolant leak that could have been very expensive but found a much cheaper solution and finished it same day. ... Installed surge protectors with warranty and got us cooled down again. Very professional and looked to take care of the customer.read more
      jacobcolethomas
      jacobcolethomas
      20:05 12 Apr 22
      Replaced old heat pump and back-up gas furnace with new similar equipment. Got good equipment at great price and absolutely excellent installation. ... Installers put up with a lot of questions, were very professional, and did excellent work quickly. Couldn't be more pleased with Mastertech overall and especially with great service from the installation team and from the administrative staff. Definitely recommend them.read more
      Paul M.
      Paul M.
      19:04 03 Mar 22
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      What About HEPA Filters?

      If you have someone in your household who suffers from respiratory problems or allergies, you may be thinking of switching your regular filter for a HEPA filter.

      While this kind of filter is great at reducing the spread of allergens and irritants in your home, it works a little too well. Why is this a problem? With the ability to trap more particles and allergens, a HEPA filter can also restrict normal airflow and put a strain on your AC unit. You can solve this problem by replacing the filter more often, but this isn’t always cost-efficient.

      Our HVAC experts are happy to discuss the benefits of the different filter options and help you select the right one for your family.

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      the two plumbers who worked on several problems at my house were both professional and personable.


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      Josh is top-notch. Whenever we have a plumbing issue we speed-dial Master Tech and know we’ll get it taken care of.


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      They guys did an excellent job with the new system installation and answering all questions that I had. They worked to make sure everything works great and also looks great as well.


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      Contact us at (573) 777-3660 today to set up an appointment for AC maintenance and filter replacement in Columbia, MO.
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