Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Premptive maintenance is key in keeping your system running smoothly. This not only means getting your annual maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system working efficiently and enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be devoting more time indoors this winter, there’s no better time to aim on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are many paybacks such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your house by trapping contaminants. If someone in your home is enduring 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. An efficient, 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 dirty your system has to work more to do its job, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also force your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has a long, efficient life. It’s always best to pursue your filter provider’s suggestion on how often you should be swapping your filter. Lennox sells the best MERV filter available, which will last up to one year contingent on conditions in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to swap out your filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your home cozy this season and every season. Give our experts at All Seasons Heating & A/C Co a call at 812-332-9100 or set up an appointment with us online.