Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Premptive maintenance is key in keeping your system running smoothly. This not only means remembering your annual maintenance service, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running well and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be devoting more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are many benefits such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your house by catching contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a consistant battle. An efficient, clean air filter will help you breathe easy. Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System A dirty air filter is one of the biggest causes of system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean your system has to work tougher to do its job, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has a long, useful life. It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox offers the best MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant on environments in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to replace your filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and all-year long. Give our experts at Daniel's Heating - Cooling & Electric a call at 330-821-8432 or set up an appointment with us online.