Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Anticipatory maintenance is important in keeping your system working well. This not only means getting your annual maintenance tune-up, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system running well and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be devoting more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to focus on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are many paybacks such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it moves through your residence by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is enduring allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a consistant battle. A new, clean air filter will let you breathe easy. Increase 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 dirty your system has to work more to do its job, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has a prolonged, useful life. It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will last up to one year reliant on environments in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to change your filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and every season. Give our experts at Air Quality Solutions a call at 614-871-4144 or set up an appointment with us online.