Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Anticipatory maintenance is important in making sure your system is working smoothly. 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 operating well and improving your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be devoting more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are lots of paybacks such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves through your house by confining contaminants. If a member of your household is enduring allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you realize pet dander is a constant battle. An efficient, clean air filter will let you enjoy the air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the leading reasons for system interruptions. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work harder to achieve results, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to guarantee that your system has an extended, efficient life.

It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox sells the highest MERV filter available, which will last up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, our experts are always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfortable this season and all-year long. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 519-296-4437 .