Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Preemptive maintenance is important in ensuring your system is operating smoothly. This is more than remembering your routine maintenance service, 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. It’s likely quite a few of us will be spending more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to concentrate on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Changing out your air filter is a painless task and there are several advantages to it such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves throughout your residence by catching pollutants. If a member of your household is suffering from allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. A quality, clean air filter will help you breathe easy.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the leading causes of system interruptions. When your air filter is unclean your system has to operate tougher to keep you warm, which will show on your energy costs and it can also force your unit to overheat. Anticipatory 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 pursue your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox offers the highest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year depending on environments in the home. If you would like further information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, we’re always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfy this season and every season. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 214-261-0034 or use our convenient online scheduler to get started on achieving your home comfort.

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