dont know where A/C filter is in new house

Old 08-19-13, 09:26 PM
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hi I just moved into a new house. I am trying to locate the ceiling air conditioner filter. The filters that you can normally buy at Home Depot. I can't seem to find it anywhere in the house where the ceiling filters are. My house was built in the 80's. Any ideas?
Old 08-19-13, 09:39 PM
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Have you looked at the walls? Most I have seen are in the wall near the floor.

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Old 08-19-13, 09:52 PM
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Normally if an air handler is installed in the attic it's over the hallway. The filter is usually above the grille in the hallway
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The filter rack may be there without a filter in it.

If that's the case, measure the area & the depth where the filter goes & go buy one.

Do NOT buy a 1" deep pleated filter as it will restrict airflow too much!

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