Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Preventative maintenance is key in keeping your system operating easily. This not only means receiving your annual maintenance service, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system working well and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to focus on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Changing out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are many benefits such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows through your home by trapping contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. A new, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System 
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean your system has to work harder to do its job, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also cause 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 always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox presents the best MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year depending on circumstances in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to replace your filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your home cozy this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at Moon's Air a call at 318-671-5355 or set up an appointment with us online.

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