Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Anticipatory maintenance is key in ensuring your system is working smoothly. This is more than remembering your routine maintenance service, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system operating effectively and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be spending more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to focus on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Changing out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are lots of advantages to it such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts around your residence by trapping dirt and debris. If a member of your household is experiencing allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long concern. A new, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest reasons for system interruptions. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work more to keep you warm, which will appear on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will aid in making sure that your system has a prolonged, useful life.

It’s smart to follow your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year contingent 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 house comfortable this season and all-year long. Give our experts at Knoechel Heating Company a call at 724-425-5852 to book an appointment with us..