Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Premptive maintenance is crucial in keeping your system working well. This not only means remembering your annual maintenance service, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system operating efficiently and improving 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 enhancing 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 drifts through your residence by trapping contaminants. If someone in your home is experiencing allergies or asthma, a quality air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. A new, clean air filter will help you 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 tougher to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to guarantee that your system has an extended, efficient life. It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox presents the greatest MERV filter available, which will last 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 cozy this season and all-year long. Give our experts at Alltemp Comfort Services LLC a call at 803-318-6995 or set up an appointment with us online.