The FILTERSCAN WiFi Air Filter Monitor along with The FILTERSCAN WiFi Air Filter Monitor along with the AirFilterSentry Notification System notifies you when it is time to change your HVAC air filter therefore removing guesswork and optimizing air filter life. It utilizes patented differential pressure technology sensors and intelligent software to determine the optimum time to service your ... More + Product Details Close
This 14” x 30” x 1” Odour Eliminator Air Filter has activated carbon for furnace-MERV 8 and AC HVAC. It eliminates odours from cooking, pets and smoke allowing only clean air to enter your home. Also, it enhances indoor air quality as it traps pet dander, pollen, lint, debris, and dust. Moreover, made in the USA and last up to three months. Therefore, you should replace them regularly for maximum performance.
The best water filter solutions are known as Whole House Water Systems or Point-of-Entry Systems. They are perfectly suited for those looking to address water problems before the water enters the home. Thus, all water is cleaned whether for cooking, drinking, laundry, bathing, or watering the vegetable garden. This means that every faucet in the home (and even outside faucets) delivers clean, safe, great tasting water!
Compared to The Home Depot’s method of ranking air filters (FPR), MERV has wider range. While FPR’s rating system goes from 1 to 10, MERV’s rating system goes from 1 to 20. FPR 10 is similar in strength to MERV 20, since they are both the highest rating value. However, FPR 1 doesn’t necessarily equate to MERV 1. It isn’t until FPR 4 and 5 that filters start trapping larger particles like household dust and lint, dust mites, pollen and pet dander. Meanwhile, MERV 1 to 4 will trap all these pollutants. Some examples of MERV below:
Help prevent the spread of illness with this Blueair Classic 400 Series DualProtection filter. The HEPASilent technology captures pollen, bacteria and host of other unwanted particles, while the high-porosity coconut carbon effectively removes odors. This Blueair Classic 400 Series DualProtection filter uses no added chemicals to provide a natural cleaning solution.
Freshen up the scent in your home with Freshen up the scent in your home with this air freshening device and its vanilla aroma. Filter Fresh air fresheners are designed to mask smells in your home related to pets cooking or any other lingering odors. This soft and efficient air freshening device is safer than burning candles and ... More + Product Details Close
This is not formally a filter, but its operation will affect your air quality, and it may have a screen or a sponge that can get clogged. Check the manual to see how it operates. Many older furnace mounted humidifiers have been neglected or abandoned. See if yours works; call a heating specialist to service it if you are not sure. Winters in Toronto can be pretty dry and it is best if you can keep the humidity level in your home between 35 – 50%.
For those on private well water, like my family, the situation can be even more problematic. Wells are often the source of water contaminated with modern agricultural products including fertilizers, glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup and pesticides. It can also contain high levels of bacteria such as E-coli, can have excess calcium and magnesium contributing to hard water, rust that discolors laundry and bathrooms, and be very toxic with heavy metals such as arsenic, mercury and more.
The filter with more pleats per foot across the face will allow you to have better airflow throughout your home. The more air that flows through your house, the more often it is passed and re-circulated through the filter. The end result is cleaner air because of the higher frequency of air passes through the filter. For example, if you could find a way to install a hospital grade operating room filter in your home unit, it wouldn’t do you much good because your fan and motor doesn’t have enough power to push enough air through it. A good quality filter with a high MERV 11 rating can actually leave you with dirtier air than using a cheap 1 dollar filter if the MERV 11 filter doesn’t have enough pleats per foot. Less pleats per foot is a cheap and dirty way for filter sellers to trick buyers into thinking they are getting a better deal. Insist on MERV 11 filters that have a minimum of 18 pleats per foot! Source
Check the outside of the housing for buildup of debris, which can impact the efficiency of the unit. Grass clippings and dryer lint particularly can foul the grates. Be careful not to dent the heat exchanger fins, if exposed (more common on older units). These look alot like a car radiator, or the outside of a window A/C unit. Keep the area around the unit free of plants and materials, to help the air to flow freely for best efficiency.
Most of us, whether we choose to acknowledge it or not, are consuming water that contains the residue of treated sewage, industrial waste, agricultural chemicals, pharmaceuticals, heavy metals, fluoride, disinfectants and their byproducts, as well as storm runoff. Growing awareness of the problem is why more consumers are seeking whole house water filter options.
Getting an exact fit is crucial to having an effective air filter - the wrong size won't fit and will cause the filter to stop working properly. To ensure you get the right fit, take your current air filter out and check the size printed on the frame. And if you need a custom sized filter, The Home Depot has you covered. We also offer an air filter subsciption. Check out some air filters that are air filter subscription eligible.
Undergravel filters sit below the gravel (yet another filter name that leaves nothing to the imagination) and suck water and debris through the gravel. The idea is that the debris will get trapped in the gravel. Then the debris-free water passes up through the tubes. An airstone and air pump are attached to the top of the tube to create the suction.
This company tried scamming my parents out of $16,000+. I’m sure scams like these are very common, and a lot of people are stuck paying money to these scumbags. Please share this video so word gets out and so people are aware that fraudulent companies like this exist. I personally think the government should step in and void any previous contracts made by this company, “Ontario Home Services”. If it happened to us, it’s definitely happened to others.