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 annual maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running effectively and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying 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 an easy thing to do and there are several advantages to it such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves through your house by confining dirt and debris. If someone in your home is enduring allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do miracles for their health. And if you have a pet, you realize pet dander is a consistant battle. A quality, clean air filter will help you breathe in better air.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest sources for system interruptions. When your air filter is unclean your system has to work harder to achieve results, which will show on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has a long, efficient life.

It’s smart to pursue your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox offers the best MERV filter available, which will last up to one year reliant on conditions in the home. If you have concerns about your air filter, we’re always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfortable this season and throughout the year. Give our pros at Bain Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc a call at 256-270-1196 to set up an appointment with us..

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