Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is important in ensuring your system is running easily. This goes beyond getting your annual maintenance tune-up, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system operating effectively and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be spending more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on refining the quality of air that is flowing within your house. Changing out your air filter is an easy task and there are several advantages to it such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows through your home by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is experiencing allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a constant challenge. A new, clean air filter will allow you to enjoy the air.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the primary causes of system failures. When your air filter is filthy your system has to operate tougher to do its job, which will be evident on your energy costs and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will aid in making sure that your system has a long, effective life.

It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will last up to one year reliant on environments in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our team is always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and throughout the year. You can call our team at 402-318-5351 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.