Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Premptive maintenance is crucial in keeping your system working easily. This not only means remembering your annual maintenance check, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system operating efficiently and enhancing 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 refining your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are many paybacks such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it moves through your residence by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from 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 consistant 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 leading reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work harder to do its job, which will appear on your utility bills and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to guarantee that your system has an extended, useful life. It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox sells the best MERV filter available, which will last up to one year depending on conditions in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to replace 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 Twin Air LLC a call at 703-754-1062 or set up an appointment with us online.