Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is important in making sure your system is operating well. This not only means receiving your routine maintenance check, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system running well and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be devoting more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to concentrate on improving the quality of air in the home. Swapping out your air filter is a painless task and there are lots of paybacks such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows throughout your home by trapping dirt and debris. If a member of your household is enduring allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a constant concern. A new, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the biggest causes of system failures. When your air filter is dirty your system has to operate more to achieve results, which will show on your utility costs and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a long, effective life.

It’s wise to follow your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox presents the greatest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year reliant on circumstances in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, we’re always available 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 308-321-4703 .