Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Premptive maintenance is crucial in keeping your system operating easily. This not only means remembering your annual maintenance tune-up, 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 winter, there’s no better time to aim on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Exchanging out your air filter is a simple thing to do and there are many advantages to it such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it moves through your house by trapping contaminants. If someone in your home is experiencing allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do wonders for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. A quality, clean air filter will allow you to 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 filthy your system has to work more to do its job, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has a prolonged, efficient life. It’s always best to adhere to your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will endure up to one year contingent on environments 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 comfy this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at Effective Service Group, LLC a call at 973-884-0065 or set up an appointment with us online.