Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Preventative maintenance is important in keeping your system working smoothly. This not only means receiving your annual maintenance service, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running effectively and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be devoting more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Changing out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are many benefits such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it flows through your house by trapping contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a consistant battle. A new, clean air filter will let you breathe easy. Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System A filthy air filter is one of the leading sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is filthy your system has to work harder to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to guarantee that your system has a prolonged, efficient life. It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox presents the best MERV filter available, which will live up to one year contingent on conditions 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 cozy this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at Tri County Air Care LLC a call at 469-617-3437 or set up an appointment with us online.