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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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Keep Dust Away: Improve Indoor Air Quality With These Helpful Tips

Keep Dust Away: Improve Indoor Air Quality With These Helpful Tips

You’ll never improve indoor air quality by trying to eliminate all sources of dust inside a house. Dust creation is an inevitable by-product of human occupation and the materials and

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What’s a MERV Rating and How Does it Affect My Home?

The Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) rating assigns your HVAC air filter a number to evaluate its efficiency. The filter installed in your ductwork is the primary safeguard of indoor

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Air Filter Choices: Know What to Shop For

The primary safeguard against unhealthy air quality in your home is your HVAC system’s air filter. Central air and heating is a closed loop system that continuously recirculates a controlled

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The Houseplant: In Terms of Air Cleaning, It’s a Beaut

Plants had been naturally cleansing air for a long time before a houseplant air cleaning became recognized. The need for an effective air-purifying method in enclosed spaces has been a

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Your UV Lights May Require a Little Maintenance: Here’s How to Check

The beneficial properties of UV lights to sterilize air and surfaces have been well-established for nearly 100 years. Ultraviolet lamps are routinely utilized to sanitize hospitals and other medical facilities.

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Know More About Your Air Filter and Reap the Benefits

The entire quantity of air inside your home passes through your HVAC air filter five to seven times every day. While it’s one of the most inexpensive system components, the

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Choosing An Air Filter? Use MERV

When it’s time to change filters in your HVAC system, you may not want a new filter just like the old one. Homeowners may desire more efficient filtration or increased

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Four HVAC Terms Homeowners Should Know

There are lots of things to think about when you look into HVAC equipment. You want to get the most for your money, and to do so you have to

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    Jeff Paitson Jeff Paitson is a third generation business owner who continues to run the business with the same values that have been passed down from previous generations since 1922.

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    Ethan Ethan Rayburn is a lifelong resident of Terre Haute and a 2005 graduate of Purdue University.

    An Eagle Scout, Ethan spent four years as a non-profit executive with the Boy Scouts of America before joining Paitson Bros. as a comfort advisor and later General Manager. In that role, Ethan has brought a renewed enthusiasm for customer care, integrity, value, and service to Paitson Bros. Heating & Air Conditioning.

    Ethan enjoys singing and was a member of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club. He also enjoys playing and coaching soccer, spending time with his family and two young boys, and volunteering his time and resources with his church, Terre Haute First Baptist Church, which he has attended from a very young age.
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