Why you should replace your air filter this winter12/13/2016Anticipatory maintenance is key in keeping your system operating smoothly. This not only means receiving your annual maintenance service, but also examining your air filter. Your air filter is imperative for keeping your system working well and improving your home’s indoor air quality. As we’ll all be occupying more time indoors this season, there’s no better time to focus on improving your home’s indoor air quality. Swapping out your air filter is a painless thing to do and there are many benefits such as: Improved Indoor Air Quality Air filters clean your air as it flows through your house by confining contaminants. If someone in your home is suffering from allergies or asthma, a new 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 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 tougher 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 a prolonged, effective life. It’s always best to follow your filter provider’s advice on how often you should be changing your filter. Lennox presents the greatest MERV filter available, which will live up to one year reliant on environments in the home. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to swap out your filter, we’re always available to answer any questions and help you keep your home cozy this season and all-year long. Give our experts at Triton HVAC & Refrigeration a call at 719-332-3458 or set up an appointment with us online.