Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is key in making sure your system is operating easily. This not only means receiving your regular maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system operating efficiently and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be spending more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to focus on improving the quality of air in the home. Swapping out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are several paybacks such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves around your residence by trapping contaminants. If someone in your home is enduring allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a constant challenge. An efficient, clean air filter will help you enjoy the air.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the leading causes of system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean your system has to run more to achieve results, which will appear on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a long, efficient life.

It’s wise to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox sells the highest MERV filter available, which will last up to one year reliant on circumstances in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to replace your filter, our experts are always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your house comfortable this season and all-year long. You can call our experts at 614-451-0846 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.