Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preemptive maintenance is key in ensuring your system is running well. This is more than receiving your annual maintenance service, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system running efficiently and improving your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be occupying more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a simple chore and there are several paybacks such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows around your residence by confining pollutants. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do miracles for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a consistant battle. A new, 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 causes of system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean your system has to run more to do its job, which will show on your utility costs and it can also force your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a long, efficient life.

It’s wise to follow your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox sells the highest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year depending on circumstances in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our experts are always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfy this season and every season. You can call our team at 912-208-2470 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.

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