Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is important in keeping your system is running smoothly. This not only means remembering your regular maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running efficiently and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be spending more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to concentrate on refining your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is an easy chore and there are many advantages to it such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts around your house by trapping dirt and debris. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do wonders to minimize the symptoms or negative impact from poor air quality. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant concern. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the biggest reasons for system failures. When your air filter is unclean your system has to operate more to achieve results, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will aid in making sure that your system has a long, useful life.

It’s wise to pursue your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox sells the best MERV filter available, which will last up to one year depending on environments in the home. If you would like more information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our team is 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 832-224-3887 .