Why you should replace your air filter this winter

Air Quality

Preventative maintenance is crucial in keeping your system is working smoothly. This not only means receiving your regular maintenance check, but also inspecting your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system operating efficiently and improving your home’s indoor air quality. It’s likely quite a few of us will be spending more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on refining your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is an easy thing to do and there are lots of benefits such as:

Enhanced Indoor Air Quality
Air filters clean your air as it moves around your home by confining pollutants. If a member of your household is enduring allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do miracles to help assist with managing the symptoms. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a constant battle. A quality, clean air filter will let you enjoy the air.

Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System
A dirty air filter is one of the biggest sources for system interruptions. When your air filter is unclean your system has to run harder to achieve results, which will appear on your energy costs and it can also force your unit to overheat. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will go a long ways in ensuring that your system has an extended, efficient life.

It’s wise to adhere to your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox offers the highest MERV filter available, which will last up to one year contingent on environments in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to change 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 Gordon Air Conditioning a call at 850-682-5509 or set up an appointment with us online.

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