Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Preventative maintenance is key in keeping your system operating well. This not only means getting your annual maintenance tune-up, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is critical for keeping your system running well and refining 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 focus on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are many advantages to it such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it flows through your residence by trapping contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, a new air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a consistant battle. A new, clean air filter will let you breathe easy. Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System A dirty air filter is one of the leading reasons for system breakdowns. When your air filter is filthy your system has to work tougher to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has a long, useful life. It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox sells the highest 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 change your filter, we’re always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home cozy this season and all-year long. Give our experts at Dynamic Comfort Solutions a call at 704-485-5506 or set up an appointment with us online.