Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preventative maintenance is important in keeping your system is working well. This is more than remembering your routine maintenance service, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system working efficiently and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be devoting more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing the quality of air in the home. Exchanging 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 home by catching contaminants. If a member of your household is enduring allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant concern. An efficient, clean air filter will let you breathe easy.

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 dirty your system has to work 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 help to ensure that your system has an extended, useful life.

It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox offers the highest 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, our team is always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your house cozy this season and all-year long. You can call our team at 928-432-6018 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.

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