Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Anticipatory maintenance is crucial in keeping your system is operating easily. This not only means remembering your regular maintenance tune-up, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system operating well and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be spending more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to focus on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is an easy thing to do 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 enduring allergies or asthma, a new 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 challenge. A new, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy.

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

It’s smart to adhere to your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox presents the best MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant on circumstances in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to change your filter, we’re always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and all-year long. Give our pros at WM J Kraus & Son a call at 319-229-2318 to set up an appointment with us..