Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is key in keeping your system is running well. This not only means getting your regular maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running well and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to focus on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Changing out your air filter is an easy chore and there are several benefits such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves around your residence by confining dirt and debris. If you have a family member suffering from allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things to minimize the symptoms or negative impact from poor air quality. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the leading causes of system interruptions. When your air filter is unclean your system has to run harder to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will aid in making sure that your system has a long, useful life.

It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year depending on circumstances in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your house comfy this season and throughout the year. You can call our experts at 1-866-781-0111 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.