Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Anticipatory maintenance is important in ensuring your system is running well. This goes beyond receiving your routine maintenance service, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system working efficiently and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on improving the quality of air that is traveling within your house. Swapping out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are several advantages to it such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your house by confining pollutants. If you have a family member enduring allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do wonders to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a year-long battle. A quality, 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 biggest reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to operate more to do its job, which will be evident on your energy costs and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will aid in making sure that your system has a long, useful life.

It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox offers the best MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year contingent 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 indoor space comfy this season and every season. Give our technicans at Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc a call at 877-389-2465 to set up an appointment with us..