Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preventative maintenance is key in making sure your system is working well. This is more than remembering your annual maintenance check, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system operating well 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 improving your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is an easy task and there are several benefits such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts around your house by confining pollutants. If you have a family member experiencing allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do miracles for their health. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a constant concern. A new, clean air filter will allow you to enjoy the air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest sources for system failures. When your air filter is filthy your system has to run 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 a long, effective life.

It’s smart to adhere to your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox sells the highest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year depending 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 comfortable this season and throughout the year. You can call our experts at 309-323-9584 to schedule a visit to book an appointment.

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