Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is important in keeping your system is running easily. This not only means remembering your regular maintenance tune-up, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system operating effectively and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be spending more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to focus on refining your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are many paybacks such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows around your home by confining contaminants. If you have a family member enduring allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a year-long challenge. A new, clean air filter will let you breathe easy.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean your system has to work more to achieve results, which will be evident on your utility costs and it can also force your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has a long, effective life.

It’s wise to pursue your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the highest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant on circumstances in the home. If you would like more information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our experts are always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and every season. You can call our team at 715-301-0727 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.