Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is crucial in making sure your system is running easily. This is more than remembering your annual maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system running effectively and refining your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be spending more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to focus on enhancing the quality of air that is flowing within your house. Changing out your air filter is a painless chore and there are many benefits such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves around your home by catching contaminants. If a member of your household is enduring allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do wonders to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long challenge. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the biggest reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is filthy your system has to work more to achieve results, which will be evident on your utility costs and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a long, effective life.

It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox sells the greatest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year depending on conditions in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfortable this season and every season. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 276-302-0076 .