Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Anticipatory maintenance is crucial in keeping your system running well. This not only means getting your annual maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system working efficiently and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be spending more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to concentrate on refining your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are many advantages to it such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it flows through your house by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, a new 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 filthy air filter is one of the leading reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work harder to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has a long, effective life. It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant on conditions in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to change your filter, we’re always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at Arrings A/C & Heating a call at 281-713-8304 or set up an appointment with us online.