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Fall Allergy Season is Here
Ragweed is a common cause of hay fever, which is also known by the name allergic rhinitis. This plant usually starts to pollinate in mid-August and continues to be problematic until a hard freeze sets in with winter, depending on where you live. Keep your home clean and use the optimal filter in your home to help remove these particles from the air.
20x20x1 MERV 13 Coupon Code FALL20X20X1 Sale Ends 10-08-2017
Home Air Filters: What You Need To Know About MERV Ratings Simplified
We are going give you a simple way to pick the right air filter for your home because choosing the best air conditioner filter for your allergies can sometime be a confusing task. The simple reason is that most people are not experts on their heating and air conditioning systems and generally rely on the recommendation of the company that services their HVAC (Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning) equipment.
What Rating of Air Filter do I have In My Home?
The MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) rating system was designed to help tell how well an air filter removes particles from the air. What is MERV rating of the filter in your home? You may not even know because, more often than not, the company that services your HVAC system replaces the air filters during the service call. Each air return has a grill that open so that you can replace your air filter. Depending on the size of your home you may have one air return to several. When replacing filters I see a lot of contractors use a cheap flat panel air filters with no MERV rating or a very low MERV rating. I have asked contractor many times when they put that filter in over the years and the answer is always the same. "This is the kind of air filter and I use is my self, those expensive air filters are a waste of money". Most people do not know much about how their HVAC system works so they just rely on what their contractor says. Basically all these cheap air filters do is protect your HVAC equipment from large dust and lint. Essentially the cheap air filters with no MERV ratings can be so porous that particles that can damage your HVAC equipment, can pass right through the filter. Good air filters can protect the air quality in your home and do not have to be expensive.
What Kind Of Air Filter Do I Need to Protect the Air in My Home?
The EPA says indoor air quality(IAQ) can be 200% to 500% more polluted than the air outside. In Order to protect the air in your home, the EPA says air filter rating of MERV 7 to 13 is needed. Air filter rating of 1 to 6 are basically to protect the HVAC equipment.
Air Filter MERV Ratings Simplified
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A good pleated 20x20x1 MERV 8 filter is going to allow a good air flow for your HVAC equipment and help protect the air quality in your home. It will filter out a high percentage of pet dander, pollen, mold and bacteria.
A pleated MERV 11 20x20x1 air filter is going achieve superior performance using electrostatic properties to filter out both a greater quantity and smaller particles from the air your family is breathing is your home.
How MERV 13 Works
MERV 13 20x20x1 air filters also use electrostatic properties to achieve the maximum protection for the air in your home and filters out the greatest percent of particles including allergens, and the smallest particles. Because many very fine allergens like pollen and pet dander can set off allergies this filter is the best choice for the allergy suffer, It is also the best choice for removing other pollutant from the air that can effect the health of all family members. Check out these simple steps you can use to help protect you family's air quality and detoxify your home.
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Tips to Get the Cleanest Air in Your Home
In conjuncture with using high-efficiency furnace filters such as MERV 11, MERV 13 or MERV 16, you should consider the following steps:
Vacuum on a regular basis.
Replace carpets with wood, tile, or vinyl flooring.
Keep pets outdoors if you are allergic to pet dander and especially away from your sleeping area.
Change and wash bedding frequently in hot water.
Replace draperies and curtains with roll up shades.
Use allergenic covers over mattresses and pillows.
Use an Air Purifier in Room where you spend most of your time like the bedroom