Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Preventative maintenance is crucial in keeping your system operating easily. This not only means receiving your annual maintenance tune-up, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system operating efficiently and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this time of year, there’s no better time to aim on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are many paybacks such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your home by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is enduring allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do miracles for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. An efficient, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy. Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System An unclean air filter is one of the primary sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean your system has to work more to do its job, which will appear on your utility bills and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to guarantee that your system has a prolonged, useful life. It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox sells the greatest 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 ready to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at Mr. Air Repair a call at 586-262-4258 or set up an appointment with us online.