Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Anticipatory maintenance is key in keeping your system is working well. This is more than receiving your annual maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system working effectively and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be spending more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to aim on improving the quality of air in the home. Exchanging out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are several benefits such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves throughout your home by confining dirt and debris. If you have a family member 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 enjoy the air.

Expand 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 filthy your system has to operate more to keep you warm, which will show on your energy costs and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has a long, efficient life.

It’s wise to pursue your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox sells the highest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year reliant on conditions in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, our experts are always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your house comfy this season and all-year long. Don’t wait any longer, give us a call at 717-461-8113 .

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