Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preventative maintenance is key in making sure your system is running easily. This is more than getting your annual maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system operating efficiently and refining your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be spending more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to aim on improving the quality of air in the home. Swapping out your air filter is a painless task and there are several advantages to it such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows throughout your home by confining pollutants. If a member of your household is experiencing allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do wonders to minimize the symptoms or negative impact from poor air quality. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant 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 reasons for system interruptions. When your air filter is dirty your system has to run more to achieve results, which will appear on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a long, useful life.

It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox presents the greatest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant 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 home comfortable this season and throughout the year. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 561-533-6066 .

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