Why finding the right thickness of filter is important.
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.
Regularly replacing your air filter will help improve the efficiency and longevity of your furnace.
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We have the best selection of discount furnace filter replacements at the best prices on the web. Discount Filters carries all of the top original manufacturer and aftermarket filter models in a variety of sizes and MERV ratings. We have the right discount furnace filters for whatever you need - including custom filters for hard-to-find sizes.
No More Dirty Indoor Air
Did you know that the air inside your home is up to five times dirtier than the outside air? Indoor air can be contaminated with dust; allergens like pollen, dust mites, and pet dander; mold; and other impurities. A good furnace filter is electrostatically charged to capture these impurities, protecting your home and your family from odors, bacteria and germs, and other respiratory irritants. If you or anyone in your home suffers from allergies or asthma, air filters for your furnace are especially important.
Protect the Health of Your Family
A good furnace filter not only protects the health of your family - furnace filters were originally designed to pick up dirt and dust from being sucked into your furnace, air conditioner, or HVAC unit. When these particulates enter your HVAC system, they burn up and leave carbon deposits and residue on the heating elements and inside the ventilation system. This residue makes your system less efficient and results in additional wear and tear on your system, leading to costly repairs and shortens the life of your furnace or air conditioning system.
Protect your home, your HVAC system, and your family with a high-quality furnace filter. Discount Filters has the best selection of discount air filters, including custom filters, at the best prices on the web. Check out the different types of air filters we carry.
Our top rated air and furnace filters are carbon filters which especially help with odors, dust prevention, allergy prevention, healthy living and washable filters.
Save Your Furnace Tip #4:
MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, and measures a filters’ efficiency in removing small particles. The higher the MERV rating, the more particles the filter can remove.