Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is crucial in keeping your system is working well. This is more than receiving your regular maintenance service, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system running well and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be spending more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to focus on improving the quality of air in the home. Exchanging out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are several benefits such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts throughout your home by trapping dirt and debris. If you have a family member suffering from allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a consistant battle. An efficient, clean air filter will let you enjoy the air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the biggest sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is filthy your system has to run harder to achieve results, which will show on your energy costs and it can also force your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has an extended, effective life.

It’s smart to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will last up to one year depending 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 home comfortable this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at A&M Heating & Cooling LLC a call at 520-200-1048 to book an appointment with us..