Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is crucial in making sure your system is operating smoothly. This is more than receiving your annual maintenance service, but also inspecting 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 task and there are several advantages to it such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves throughout your home by catching pollutants. If you have a family member suffering from allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant concern. A new, clean air filter will help you breathe easy.

Extend 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 achieve results, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also force 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 smart to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox presents the highest MERV filter available, which will last up to one year depending on circumstances in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our experts are always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your house cozy this season and throughout the year. You can call our pros at 318-215-7938 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.