Why you should replace your air filter this winter

December 13, 2016

Preemptive maintenance is key in keeping your system is working easily. This not only means remembering your annual maintenance check, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running effectively and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be devoting more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on enhancing the quality of air that is circulating within your house. Exchanging out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are several benefits such as:

Improved Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it flows around your residence by catching dirt and debris. If you have a family member experiencing allergies or asthma, a quality 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 challenge. An efficient, clean air filter will let you breathe in better air.

Extend the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A filthy air filter is one of the primary sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is filthy your system has to operate more to do its job, which will appear on your energy costs and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has a long, efficient life.

It’s wise to adhere to your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be exchanging 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 swap out your filter, our team is always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your indoor space comfy this season and all-year long. Give our pros at Dave's Diversified Services a call at 540-636-3396 to arrange an appointment with us..