Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is key in ensuring your system is working well. This goes beyond remembering your regular maintenance service, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system operating well and improving your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be spending more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is an easy chore and there are many benefits such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows around your house by trapping pollutants. If a member of your household is experiencing allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do great things to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a consistant concern. A new, clean air filter will help you enjoy the air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the leading causes of system failures. When your air filter is dirty your system has to operate more to achieve results, 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 help to certify that your system has a prolonged, useful life.

It’s wise to adhere to your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox sells the greatest MERV filter available, which will last up to one year contingent on conditions in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, we’re always available to answer any questions and help you keep your house comfortable this season and throughout the year. Give our pros at Pliescott HVAC Services LLC a call at 410-228-4822 to set up an appointment with us..