Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Anticipatory maintenance is important in keeping your system is working smoothly. This is more than remembering your routine maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system running efficiently and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be occupying more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to focus on refining the quality of air that is flowing within your house. Changing out your air filter is a simple task and there are many advantages to it such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts throughout your residence by catching contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do miracles to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a consistant battle. A quality, clean air filter will help you enjoy the air.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the leading causes of system breakdowns. When your air filter is filthy your system has to work harder to achieve results, which will appear on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to guarantee that your system has a long, efficient life.

It’s wise to adhere to your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox sells the highest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year depending on environments in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to swap out your filter, our experts are always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your house comfortable this season and all-year long. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 952-373-0377 .