Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Preventative maintenance is crucial in ensuring your system is running well. This is more than getting your annual maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system operating well and refining your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be occupying more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to concentrate on improving the quality of air in the home. Changing out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are many advantages to it such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves through your house by confining pollutants. If a member of your household is experiencing allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do miracles for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a consistant battle. A new, clean air filter will help you breathe in better air.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest sources for system interruptions. When your air filter is unclean your system has to operate more to achieve results, which will be evident on your utility costs and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a long, useful life.

It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox offers the highest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year depending on conditions in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to change your filter, our team is always available to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfortable this season and throughout the year. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 866-326-9537 .

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