Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Anticipatory maintenance is key in keeping your system running well. This not only means remembering your annual maintenance service, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system operating effectively and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to concentrate on improving 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 flows through your home by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is enduring 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 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 causes of system breakdowns. When your air filter is dirty your system has to work harder to do its job, which will show on your utility bills and it can also trigger your unit to overheat. Anticipatory maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to ensure that your system has an extended, useful life. It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox presents the greatest MERV filter available, which will last up to one year depending on environments in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to change your filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfy this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at Nisair Air Conditioning a call at 772-318-4252 or set up an appointment with us online.