Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preemptive maintenance is important in keeping your system is running easily. This goes beyond getting your regular maintenance check, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system operating well and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be spending more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to concentrate on refining the quality of air in the home. Changing out your air filter is an easy task and there are many benefits such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves through your home by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a year-long battle. A new, clean air filter will allow you to breathe in better air.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the biggest causes of system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work tougher to achieve results, which will be evident on your energy costs and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has a long, useful life.

It’s wise to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year contingent on circumstances in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to swap out your filter, our experts are always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfortable this season and every season. You can call our pros at 308-624-3485 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.

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