Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is important in keeping your system is working smoothly. This is more than getting your annual maintenance tune-up, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system operating effectively and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be spending more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to aim on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are lots of advantages to it such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows around your house by confining dirt and debris. If a member of your household is suffering from allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do great things to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long battle. An efficient, clean air filter will let you breathe easy.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the leading causes of system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to run harder to achieve results, which will be evident 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 an extended, useful life.

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