Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Anticipatory maintenance is important in keeping your system is working well. This not only means receiving your annual maintenance check, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system operating efficiently and improving your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be spending more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to aim on enhancing the quality of air in the home. Exchanging out your air filter is a simple chore and there are lots of benefits such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves throughout your home by catching dirt and debris. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a year-long challenge. A new, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the biggest sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is filthy your system has to work more to do its job, which will appear on your energy costs and it can also force your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has an extended, effective life.

It’s wise to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox presents the highest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you would like further information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our experts are always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your house cozy this season and every season. Give our technicans at Farnell Heating & Air Conditioning Inc a call at 251-471-2674 or book an appointment with us online.

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