These filters can trap very small particles of dust, pollen, mold, and other irritants. Some of these filters work much like the air and oil filters in your car. They are made using pleated filter paper. Other filters are made with fine synthetic polyester fibers. Higher efficiency air filters can sometimes be coated with chemicals that can kill tiny microbes such as bacteria and mold. There are several advantages to using these higher efficiency air filters. Not only will your heating and cooling equipment perform better, your operating costs may well be lower. The air you breathe will be cleaner, as will your furniture and drapes. That $60 service call could have bought 10 filters that may have lasted through five cooling seasons! Source
As stated earlier, I was not able to get a quote or make a reservation with Door to Door because the addresses I've been using for these reviews did not fall in Door to Door territory. But in reading the Yelp reviews, especially the recent ones, a couple themes emerged. One was that the prices were cheaper than competitors in the portable storage industry. In fact, some of the customers ultimately chose Door to Door for that very reason. Of course, everyone's budget is different, so this might not be the case for you, but it was for a number of the reviewers. Also, even if the cheaper price led many of them to opt for the service, they did not all find it to be a good value at the end of their move or storage experience, which is something else to keep in mind.
K&N is the home of the original red oiled air filter. In the early 1960s, two motorcycle racers, Ken Johnson and Norm McDonald (K&N), developed a ground-breaking new idea for an oiled air filter. Five decades later, K&N® is still innovating industry-leading filtration technology, and offers outstanding protection for everything from top-fuel dragsters to commuter vehicles across the globe. Thank you for helping us reach 50 years in business!
Mr. Sinclair's comments are focused on selling filters. Washable electrostatic filters can have much higher MERV ratings than the disposable ones. So you are getting better air filtration for you and your furnace. The water from a washed furnace filter is no more toxic than the water you wash the floor or walls of your house. You flush or pour that down the drain. Anything will grow mold if you put it away damp. Let it dry out first, (Duh!) Over time, the disposables cost more than the washable, plus the cost of disposing and landfill issues. If you want higher filtration, spend less money, have a more environmentally friendly home, use a washable filter, clean it every 4-6 weeks and let it dry before you put it back in place.
Fiberglass air filters are very thin and they have a simple flat panel surface for trapping particles from the air. They were originally developed to protect your heating and air conditioning equipment, not to improve your indoor air quality. They can often be purchased for less than $1 apiece. Unfortunately, they remove less than 10% of the air pollutants from your home. They have a MERV rating between 1 and 4.
Many new energy efficient homes come with HRV’s. These provide a source of fresh filtered air into the house and exhaust the stale air. Most route the air in and out of the furnace ducting. HRV’s have several filters including sponge sheets as well as the corrugated core. Vacuuming or washing with soap and water usually does the trick – follow the instructions in the owner’s manual. Sometimes instructions are labelled inside the unit too. These filters are very important for air quality in today’s newer, tighter houses.
Ensuring that your filter fits properly in your HVAC system means making sure that you have not only the right length and width, but also thickness of your filter. Most standard air filters are 1 - 2 inches in thickness. Whereas media filters are typically 3 to 5 inches in thickness. The best way to measure your air filter size is to get out the measuring tape and measure it directly.
Welcome to Unfiltered from #TeamFilterTime! The Unfiltered Series is an opportunity to sit down with top members of our organization and community to ask those burning questions we’re itching to know the answers to. In our first installment, we sat down with Blake Koch, founder and President of FilterTime, and former driver stock car driver in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series. The community has questions, and Blake has the answers.
There’s no co-mingling or transferring. Your belongings stay put until we deliver to your destination. And there’s one household shipment per trailer. Any space you don’t use is used to ship commercial goods moving in the same direction. Trailers are equipped with secure divider walls (most are lockable), and you can put your own lock on your ReloCube and keep the key.
All you have to do is screw this water filter system on to your kitchen faucet—there are no tools required! The PUR Filter well then remove more than 70 contaminants from your water, including 99% of lead, plus chlorine, mercury, and pesticides. Each filter can be used on up to 100 gallons of water, so the manufacturer recommends replacing the filter every 2 to 3 months. Reviewers say that the unit is sturdy, easy to install, and doesn't leak, providing fresh, clean water every time they turn on the faucet.