Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is key in keeping your system is working smoothly. This goes beyond receiving your routine maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system working effectively and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be spending more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to focus on refining the quality of air in the home. Swapping out your air filter is an easy chore and there are many paybacks such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves throughout your house by catching dirt and debris. If you have a family member 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 realize pet dander is a constant concern. An efficient, clean air filter will let you breathe in better air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the primary reasons for system interruptions. When your air filter is unclean your system has to operate tougher to achieve results, which will appear on your utility costs and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has a long, useful life.

It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox presents the highest MERV filter available, which will last 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 home cozy this season and every season. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 715-352-4052 .