Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Premptive maintenance is crucial in keeping your system working well. This not only means remembering your annual maintenance tune-up, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running well and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to focus on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are many advantages to it such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it moves through your home by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is experiencing allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do miracles for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. A new, clean air filter will let you breathe easy. Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System An unclean air filter is one of the primary reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work tougher to do its job, which will appear on your utility bills 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, useful life. It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox sells the best MERV filter available, which will last up to one year depending on conditions in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to replace your filter, we’re always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and every season. Give our experts at Air-Dynamics Inc a call at 325-655-2515 or set up an appointment with us online.