Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is crucial in ensuring your system is running easily. This not only means receiving your annual maintenance tune-up, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system working efficiently and improving your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be occupying more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to aim on enhancing the quality of air that is traveling within your house. Changing out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are lots of advantages to it such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows around your residence by confining pollutants. If a member of your household is suffering from allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do wonders to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to enjoy the air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the leading sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to operate harder to keep you warm, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will aid in making sure that your system has an extended, effective life.

It’s wise to follow your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox sells the best MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant on circumstances in the home. If you would like further information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, we’re always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfortable this season and throughout the year. You can call our team at 561-270-6228 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.