Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Preventative maintenance is key in keeping your system is running well. This goes beyond receiving 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. As we’ll all be devoting more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on enhancing the quality of air that is flowing within your house. Exchanging out your air filter is a painless chore and there are several paybacks such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows throughout your home by trapping contaminants. If a member of your household is suffering from allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a consistant challenge. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to breathe in better air.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest sources for system interruptions. When your air filter is filthy your system has to run harder to do its job, which will be evident on your energy costs and it can also force your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will aid in making sure that your system has a prolonged, effective life.

It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox sells the highest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year contingent on circumstances in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, we’re always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space cozy this season and throughout the year. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 828-775-5176 or use our easy online scheduler to get started on achieving your home comfort.

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