Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is crucial in keeping your system is working easily. This is more than receiving your routine maintenance tune-up, 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. Because many of us will be occupying more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing the quality of air in the home. Swapping out your air filter is an easy chore and there are lots of paybacks such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows throughout your home by confining dirt and debris. If someone in your home is enduring allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do miracles to minimize the symptoms or negative impact from poor air quality. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a year-long battle. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the biggest sources for system failures. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work harder to achieve results, which will be evident on your energy costs and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has an extended, useful life.

It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox presents the greatest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, our team is 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 262-358-9468 .