Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is crucial in making sure your system is working well. This goes beyond receiving your regular maintenance tune-up, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system working effectively and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a painless chore and there are several advantages to it such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves around your house by catching contaminants. If a member of your household is enduring 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 understand pet dander is a constant battle. A new, clean air filter will let you breathe in better air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the leading reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean your system has to work tougher to keep you warm, which will be evident on your utility costs and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has an extended, effective life.

It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox presents the best MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year reliant on circumstances in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our experts are always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfy this season and all-year long. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 301-363-4699 .