Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Anticipatory maintenance is crucial in making sure your system is operating easily. This goes beyond remembering your annual maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system operating well and refining your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be devoting more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on refining the quality of air that is flowing within your house. Exchanging out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are lots of advantages to it such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows through your residence by confining contaminants. If you have a family member experiencing allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do miracles to minimize the symptoms or negative impact from poor air quality. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long challenge. An efficient, clean air filter will let you breathe in better air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest sources for system failures. When your air filter is filthy your system has to operate tougher 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 go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a prolonged, useful life.

It’s wise to follow your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the highest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year reliant on environments in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our team is always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space cozy this season and all-year long. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 843-485-0967 .