System specific question - non filter related

Since all homes and systems are different it's really hard for us to help answer your question without seeing your system design, layout, etc. It s...

System specific question - non filter related

Since all homes and systems are different it's really hard for us to help answer your question without seeing your system design, layout, etc. It s...

How can a filter help allergies and asthma?

It is nearly impossible to eliminate the sources of pollen allergens and dust mites, so your best course of action in eliminating the threat of the...

How do I know what kind of filter I need?

With so many options it can be overwhelming trying to decide what filter best suites your needs. Panel (basic) filters, usually 1" fiberglass filte...

What does the dust in my home consist of?

The dust in your home is made up of pollen, plant and mold spores, pet dander, lint, bacteria and other contaminants. Regular daily activities with...

Washable vs Pleated filters

Surprisingly, expensive washable/reusable filters are similar to fiberglass filters in their inability to capture micro-particles. They can be wash...

The benefits of a clean filter

A furnace filter pulls a majority of unwanted particles from your indoor air. Such as mold spores, pet dander, household dust, smoke, pollen, dust ...

More about MERV

Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, or MERV for short, is a filter rating system devised by ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration ...

How do I locate my filter?

In many cases if you have never located your heating systems filter it can be a challenge to find it. All systems are different so we will do our v...

Difference between fiberglass filters and pleated filters

Fiberglass filters were originally developed to protect your furnace and/or air conditioning system. They were not intended to significantly improv...

Say good by to dusting...not quite

We wish, pleated filters will reduce the need for dusting but it won't eliminate it. Atmospheric dust consists of a wide variety of particulates ra...

Common terms you might hear in regards to filters

Common TermsCollection of common terms you may come across while shopping for replacement filters for your home or business. ASHREA:American Soci...

MERV vs. MPR rating

Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, or MERV for short, is a filter rating system devised by ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration ...

Is it true that pleated filters may restrict airflow?

This is a common question that we get from time to time and the truth of the matter is yes. A pleated filter can strain a system and potentially ca...