Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is key in keeping your system is operating smoothly. This is more than receiving your regular maintenance tune-up, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system operating effectively and refining your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be spending more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on improving the quality of air that is flowing within your house. Swapping out your air filter is a painless task and there are many paybacks such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts throughout your house by trapping dirt and debris. If you have a family member enduring allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do wonders to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a consistant battle. A new, clean air filter will help you enjoy the air.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the leading sources for system interruptions. When your air filter is filthy your system has to operate tougher to do its job, which will appear on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has an extended, efficient life.

It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year depending on environments in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, our team is always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfortable this season and all-year long. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 479-308-8176 .