Category Archives: Air Filters

Air Filter Guide: Choose the Right Type for Your Home

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How do you sort out the various types of air filters to make the best choice for your home?  The air filter is among the most critical replaceable items in

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Does Your Home Have Permanent or Disposable Air Filters? Why It Matters

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Making sure your air filters meet specifications for optimum system efficiency and performance is a critical part of regular HVAC maintenance. In most cases, filter changes should be done every

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Know Where Your System’s Air Filters Are

Know Where Your System's Air Filters Are

Air filters play a critical role in supporting HVAC energy efficiency, heating/cooling performance and healthy air quality. Changing the filter is just about the only routine do-it-yourself HVAC maintenance task

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Reasons Why Your Air Filter Always Looks Dirty

Reasons Why Your Air Filter Always Looks Dirty

The sight of a dirty air filter in your HVAC system should be no surprise: the average system pushes about 1,000 cubic feet of air through the filter every minute

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How Air Filtration Differs from Air Cleaning

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Air filtration is standard equipment in every HVAC system. The slide-in air filter you change every month is efficient enough to take out dust, dirt and airborne allergens down to

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Now is the Best Time to Change Your Air Filters

Now is the Best Time to Change Your Air Filters

Changing seasons is an appropriate time to change your air filters, too. The upcoming interlude between summer air conditioning and winter heating season provides a good reminder to give the

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Remembering to Change Your Home’s Air Filters

Remembering to Change Your Home's Air Filters

Changing the air filter in your furnace or air conditioner may be at the very top of your to-do list. Or not. In a busy life, more pressing matters often

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How to Decode HVAC Air Filter Ratings

How to Decode HVAC Air Filter Ratings | Paitson Bros.

Each HVAC air filter comes with a “MERV” rating printed on it. Merv isn’t the name of the guy who packed the shipment; it stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value,

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Should You Change Your Air Filter More Frequently During Summer?

Should You Change Your Air Filter More Frequently During Summer? | Paitson Bros.

Changing the air filter should be a recurrent item on your to-do list. As long as you’re running either the furnace or the A/C, the filter needs periodic replacement. However,

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Tips to Help You Remember to Change Your Air Filter

Tips to Help You Remember to Change Your Air Filter

Besides scheduling annual A/C preventive maintenance from a qualified HVAC service provider, there’s one more thing to remember when it comes to air conditioner upkeep: change the air filter monthly.

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