Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preventative maintenance is important in ensuring your system is working easily. This goes beyond getting your annual maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system running efficiently and refining your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be occupying more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to aim on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are lots of paybacks such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves through your house by trapping pollutants. If a member of your household is enduring allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do miracles for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to breathe in better air.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the primary causes of system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work harder to do its job, which will show on your utility costs and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has an extended, efficient life.

It’s wise to adhere to your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox presents the highest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year depending on environments in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, we’re always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and all-year long. Give our experts at Polar Air & Heating, Inc. a call at 702-623-0579 to set up an appointment with us..

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