Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preventative maintenance is key in ensuring your system is working easily. This not only means remembering your annual maintenance service, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system running well and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a simple chore and there are many advantages to it such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts throughout your house by trapping pollutants. If someone in your home is experiencing allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things to minimize the symptoms or negative impact from poor air quality. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a constant concern. An efficient, clean air filter will help you breathe in better air.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
An unclean air filter is one of the leading causes of system failures. When your air filter is dirty your system has to run more to achieve results, which will show on your utility costs and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will aid in making sure that your system has an extended, useful life.

It’s wise to adhere to your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox sells the greatest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year contingent on environments 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 cozy this season and all-year long. Give our technicans at Kapaun & Brown Inc. a call at 641-812-2028 to set up an appointment with us..