Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Preventative maintenance is crucial in ensuring your system is working well. This is more than receiving your routine maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system operating well and refining your home’s indoor air quality. Because many of us will be devoting more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to aim on improving the quality of air that is traveling within your house. Changing out your air filter is a simple chore and there are several advantages to it such as:

Increased Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your residence by confining dirt and debris. If someone in your home is experiencing allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do wonders to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you understand pet dander is a consistant challenge. An efficient, clean air filter will let you enjoy the air.

Expand the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the biggest reasons for system failures. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work harder to keep you warm, which will show on your energy costs and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has an extended, efficient life.

It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox offers the highest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year depending on circumstances in the home. If you would like additionals information on the benefits of replacing your air filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfortable this season and every season. Give our experts at PWA Heating & Cooling Inc a call at 815-410-1231 to set up an appointment with us..

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