Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Anticipatory maintenance is crucial in keeping your system is running smoothly. This not only means receiving your regular maintenance tune-up, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system working well and improving your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be spending more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to concentrate on refining your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are many advantages to it such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your house by trapping dirt and debris. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long challenge. A quality, clean air filter will let you breathe in better air.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the leading causes of system interruptions. When your air filter is dirty your system has to operate more to achieve results, which will appear on your energy costs and it can also force your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to guarantee that your system has an extended, effective life.

It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the best MERV filter available, which will live up to one year depending on circumstances in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, we’re always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your house comfy this season and all-year long. Give our technicans at Air Alliance Team a call at 636-206-4250 to arrange an appointment with us..