Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preventative maintenance is key in keeping your system is working well. This is more than remembering your annual maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system running well and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be devoting more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to focus on refining your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping 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 drifts 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 year-long concern. A new, clean air filter will help you enjoy the air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the leading sources for system failures. When your air filter is filthy your system has to work more to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has an extended, effective life.

It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the best MERV filter available, which will last up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, we’re always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfy this season and throughout the year. Give our technicans at Freed Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 309-323-9584 to arrange an appointment with us..

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