Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Preventative maintenance is key in keeping your system running well. This not only means receiving your annual maintenance check, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system operating effectively and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be spending more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Changing out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are many benefits such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it moves through your residence by trapping contaminants. If someone in your home is enduring allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do miracles for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long battle. A new, clean air filter will allow you to breathe easy. Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System A dirty air filter is one of the primary causes of system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work harder to do its job, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has a prolonged, effective life. It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox presents the highest 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 replace your filter, we’re always ready to answer any questions and help you keep your home cozy this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at TemperaturePro® a call at 720-446-5100 or set up an appointment with us online.