Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Anticipatory maintenance is important in keeping your system operating well. This not only means getting your annual maintenance check, but also checking in on your air filter. Your air filter is vital for keeping your system working well 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 concentrate on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Changing 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 moves through your house by trapping contaminants. If someone in your home is enduring allergies or asthma, an efficient air filter can do great things for their health. And if you have a pet, you know pet dander is a year-long battle. An efficient, clean air filter will help you breathe easy. Increase the Life and Efficiency of Your System An unclean air filter is one of the biggest sources for system breakdowns. When your air filter is unclean your system has to work tougher to do its job, which will be evident on your utility bills and it can also cause your unit to overheat. Preventative maintenance such as air filter replacement will help to guarantee 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 swapping your filter. Lennox offers the greatest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year contingent on conditions in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to replace your filter, we’re always accessible to answer any questions and help you keep your home comfortable this season and throughout the year. Give our experts at Woody's Sudden Service Inc a call at 703-369-5528 or set up an appointment with us online.