Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Preventative maintenance is key in ensuring your system is running easily. This not only means receiving your routine maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system operating well and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be spending more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on refining the quality of air that is traveling within your house. Swapping out your air filter is an easy chore and there are many benefits such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves through your house by catching contaminants. If a member of your household is suffering from allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a constant concern. A new, clean air filter will let you breathe in better air.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the primary reasons for system failures. When your air filter is filthy your system has to work tougher to achieve results, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has an extended, effective life.

It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the best MERV filter available, which will live up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, our team is always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfortable this season and all-year long. Give our experts at Mighty Ducts a call at 714-464-3376 or arrange an appointment with us online.

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