Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is crucial in keeping your system is working well. This goes beyond getting your regular maintenance tune-up, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running well and refining your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be devoting more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are many benefits such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts around your home by catching pollutants. If a member of your household is suffering from allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do wonders to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you realize pet dander is a year-long battle. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the primary sources for system interruptions. When your air filter is unclean your system has to run harder to do its job, which will be evident 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 an extended, useful life.

It’s smart to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox presents the highest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, our team is always available to answer any questions and help you keep your house comfortable this season and every season. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 208-621-0129 .