Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preventative maintenance is important in making sure your system is working well. This is more than getting your routine maintenance tune-up, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system working effectively and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be spending more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Changing out your air filter is an easy chore and there are several paybacks such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves through your house by trapping pollutants. 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 concern. A quality, clean air filter will let you enjoy the air.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the primary sources for system failures. When your air filter is unclean your system has to run more to achieve results, which will show on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will aid in making sure that your system has an extended, useful life.

It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox offers the best MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant on conditions in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, we’re always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your home cozy this season and every season. You can call our experts at 928-432-6018 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.

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