Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Preventative maintenance is crucial in keeping your system working well. This not only means receiving your annual maintenance tune-up, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system working efficiently and refining your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to aim on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are many advantages to it such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your residence by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from 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. A new, clean air filter will help you breathe easy. Increase 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 unclean your system has to work tougher to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also cause 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 adhere to your filter provider’s recommendation on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox offers the best MERV filter available, which will last up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to swap out your filter, we’re always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home cozy this season and every season. Give our experts at True Temp Heating & Air Inc a call at 706-695-7492 or set up an appointment with us online.