Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Preemptive maintenance is crucial in ensuring your system is working smoothly. This is more than receiving your annual maintenance tune-up, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system working efficiently and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be occupying 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 thing to do and there are many paybacks such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows around your home by catching pollutants. If you have a family member experiencing allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do miracles to minimize the symptoms or negative impact from poor air quality. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long challenge. A quality, clean air filter will let you breathe easy.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the biggest reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean your system has to work more to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also trigger 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 always best to follow your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the highest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year depending on circumstances in the home. If you would like more information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our team is always available to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfortable this season and every season. Give our experts at Clean Air HVAC a call at 925-233-6238 or book an appointment with us online.

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