Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is important in ensuring your system is operating well. This goes beyond receiving your regular maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system running efficiently and refining 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 concentrate on refining the quality of air that is circulating within your house. Changing out your air filter is a simple task and there are lots of benefits such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows around your house by catching contaminants. If a member of your household is enduring allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things to minimize the symptoms or negative impact from poor air quality. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long concern. An efficient, 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 biggest sources for system failures. When your air filter is unclean your system has to operate more to achieve results, which will show 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 a prolonged, useful life.

It’s wise to follow 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 reliant on environments in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our experts are always available to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfortable this season and all-year long. You can call our pros at 772-353-4633 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.