Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Anticipatory maintenance is crucial in keeping your system operating easily. This not only means getting your annual maintenance check, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is imperative 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 aim on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Changing out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are many advantages to it such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your home by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is experiencing allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long battle. An efficient, clean air filter will help you breathe easy. Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System An unclean air filter is one of the biggest sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is filthy your system has to work tougher to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has a prolonged, effective life. It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox sells the greatest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year reliant on circumstances in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to change your filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfortable this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at Wolfe & Sons Inc a call at 614-451-0846 or set up an appointment with us online.