Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Anticipatory maintenance is important in keeping your system is working well. This not only means remembering your routine maintenance check, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system working effectively and improving 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 enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is an easy task and there are many paybacks such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves around your residence by catching dirt and debris. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do wonders to minimize the symptoms or negative impact from poor air quality. And if you have a pet, you realize pet dander is a consistant battle. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to enjoy the air.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the biggest reasons for system interruptions. When your air filter is filthy your system has to run tougher to keep you warm, which will appear on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a prolonged, efficient life.

It’s smart to pursue your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox sells the highest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant on conditions in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, our experts are always available 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 610-257-7035 .