Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Preemptive maintenance is crucial in making sure your system is working well. This goes beyond remembering your routine maintenance service, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running well and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be spending more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are lots of benefits such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows throughout your home by confining pollutants. If someone in your home is enduring allergies or asthma, an efficient 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 quality, clean air filter will allow you to enjoy the air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work more to do its job, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a prolonged, useful life.

It’s smart to adhere to your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox sells the best MERV filter available, which will live 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 comfortable this season and all-year long. Give our technicans at WM J Kraus & Son a call at 319-524-3714 or book an appointment with us online.

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