Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Anticipatory maintenance is key in keeping your system is working easily. This goes beyond getting your regular maintenance service, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system operating efficiently and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be devoting more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to aim on refining your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is a simple task and there are several benefits such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves through your house by catching contaminants. If you have a family member experiencing allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do great things to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long battle. A new, clean air filter will allow you to breathe in better air.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the leading sources for system failures. When your air filter is dirty your system has to run more to do its job, which will appear on your energy costs and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has a long, efficient life.

It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the highest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to change your filter, our experts are always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfortable this season and every season. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 715-301-0256 .