Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Premptive maintenance is crucial in keeping your system working easily. This not only means remembering your annual maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system running effectively and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be spending more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to concentrate on enhancing your home’s indoor air quality. Changing out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are many advantages to it such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it drifts through your residence by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from 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 new, clean air filter will let you breathe easy. Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System A filthy air filter is one of the leading sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean 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. Premptive maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to certify that your system has an extended, effective life. It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be exchanging your filter. Lennox presents the best MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant on conditions 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 every season. Give our experts at Sig Cox Heating and Air Conditioning a call at 706-722-5304 or set up an appointment with us online.