Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is key in ensuring your system is operating smoothly. This not only means getting your annual maintenance service, 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 season, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is a painless task and there are many paybacks such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your residence by trapping contaminants. If you have a family member suffering from allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do miracles for their health. And if you have a pet, you realize pet dander is a consistant concern. An efficient, clean air filter will help you breathe easy.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the leading reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is filthy your system has to operate more to achieve results, which will appear on your energy costs and it can also force your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a long, useful life.

It’s smart to follow your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox sells the greatest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year depending on environments in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, we’re always available to answer any questions and help you keep your house comfy this season and throughout the year. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 734-284-1224 .