Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preemptive maintenance is key in keeping your system is working well. This goes beyond receiving your routine maintenance tune-up, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system working effectively and improving your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be devoting more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to focus on enhancing the quality of air in the home. Swapping out your air filter is a simple chore and there are lots of paybacks such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts throughout your residence by catching contaminants. If someone in your home is experiencing allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a consistant battle. A quality, clean air filter will let you enjoy the air.

Expand 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 filthy your system has to operate harder to achieve results, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has a long, effective life.

It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox presents the highest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to change your 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 AirTech Heating and Air Conditioning, LLC a call at 479-226-8196 to book an appointment with us..

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