Gutters divert water away from your home to protect the foundation, prevent erosion, protect your landscaping, and prevent basement/crawl space flooding. Water in your basement/crawl space can cause mildew growth and many other costly problems.
Changing your furnace filter is perhaps the quickest and easiest way to maximize the efficiency of your heating and cooling system and to help purify your home’s air. Basic furnace filters are designed to trap dust, dirt, and airborne particulates before they can get into the system and potentially damage the fan or the heating coil. More expensive filters perform the same role, plus they can enhance the air quality in your home by trapping bacteria, pollen, and mildew and mold spores. Since most of the air in your house circulates through your HVAC system, furnace filters are your first line of defense against dust and airborne allergens.
Changing the filter is a fairly easy task. Consult your manual for proper procedure, but typically the process for how to change a furnace filter goes as follows: