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There may be nothing more basic than the quality of the air that we breathe. Maybe that is why there is so much demand for air purification tools around the country. Every year, the United States alone has enough demand for air purification equipment to generate upward of $7 billion in revenue!

Of course, one reason that this market may generate so much demand is that people make mistakes when buying air filters. Then, they have to go back and buy more air filters. Even if you find the right air filter, the wrong mistake may keep it from doing its job the way it is supposed to.

Considering that making a mistake with your air filter means breathing lower-quality air, it is important to avoid these unfortunately common mistakes. So what common mistakes do people make when buying air filters and how can you avoid them?

Read on to learn all about the most important things to pay attention to as you go through the air filter purchasing process.

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Did you know around one in five Americans are diagnosed with allergies?

If you're someone who deals with allergies every year, you know how difficult it can be and how your quality of life decreases. You shouldn't have to suffer every year when the weather changes. Allergy season comes up quickly and it's essential that you're prepared.

If you don't have an air filter in your home, then keep reading. We will tell you everything you need to know about reducing cold systems and keeping outdoor stimulants out of your house.

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7 Types of Air Filters
October 24, 2022

In 2020, an estimated 3.2 million deaths occurred worldwide due to household air pollution. If you want to keep your family safe and healthy, you should invest in a high-quality air filter for your HVAC system.

When trying to purchase an air filter, you may find that there are many different options available. Not all air filters are the same, however, and each offers different levels of filtering and effectiveness. You need to choose between your options carefully.

In this guide, we'll look at the 7 types of air filters that you need to be aware of.

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Does your home have an HVAC system? If so, you likely know all about the importance of changing home air filters regularly.

Here's what you may not know: not all air filters are the same. They come in different types, shapes, and materials. Depending on the types of pollutants present in your home, it's easy to get the wrong filter for your needs.

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Hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis or seasonal allergies, affects 60 million people per year in the US. In addition to seasonal allergies, many people also have perennial allergic rhinitis, which is a chronic condition.

If you're part of the millions of allergy sufferers, you're likely looking for ways to reduce your symptoms and breathe easier. So, how useful is your HVAC filter in this situation?

Keep reading to discover the answer to "Are air filters allergy friendly?"

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When the cold season comes around, you want to make sure your furnace filter is in good condition. Here's when you should replace it.

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While shopping for air filters, you may have encountered different rating systems – which can be confusing. This FPR vs MERV guide will help clear things up.

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When it comes to improving air quality and trapping particles, should you go for a higher filter level? This MERV 8 vs MERV 11 guide will help you decide.

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When looking for quality air filters, you may see different abbreviations on the filters and start getting confused about what they all mean. Here at FilterTime, we want to ensure you understand the breakdown and what all those abbreviations mean.

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When your indoor air is full of harmful pollutants, you put yourself and your family at risk for new health complications and may aggravate the ones you already have. That’s where air purifiers come in. Put simply, air purifiers are appliances that can remove contaminants from the air.

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While small and medium-sized animals are cute, they can also wreak havoc on your HVAC system. Unfortunately, they may cause hundreds or even thousands of dollars in repair or replacement costs. Here’s a closer look at the different types of animals that may make their way into your HVAC system and what types of damage they might cause.

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Air ducts distribute heat and air conditioning throughout your home. Oftentimes, they have gaps in their connections, allowing the conditioned air to leak out before it makes its way to certain rooms. That’s where sealing comes in. Sealing your air ducts can do wonders for your home’s energy efficiency and comfort. Let’s take a closer look at how to seal exposed ductwork.

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Summer is fast approaching. Tis’ the season for beach trips, cookouts, and lounging by the pool. As you look forward to the sunshine and blue skies, consider how you’ll keep your home cool and comfortable so you can thoroughly enjoy your time indoors too. These tried and true tips are sure to help you out.

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If your electric bills are higher than you’d like, a home energy audit is a great idea. Through a home energy audit, you can discover inefficiencies in your home’s energy use and take steps to resolve them. Let’s dive deeper into how a home energy audit works and what you can do to perform one yourself.

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Allergies affect more than 45 million Americans. While most people associate allergies with the spring, they’re also quite common in the summer. This is no surprise as we tend to spend more time outside and pollen reaches peak levels. If you have summer allergies, you may experience symptoms like a runny, stuffy nose, itchy, watery eyes, skin rashes like hives or eczema, headaches, and fatigue.

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If you’re the proud owner of an RV or fifth wheel travel trailer, the America the Beautiful pass should be on your radar. This is particularly true if you like to visit national parks throughout the country. So, what exactly are RV park passes and are they worth the investment? Keep reading to find out.

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Did you know the US Department of Energy confirmed having clean air filters in your home can help you save 5%-15% on your heating & cooling costs?

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Not all RV campgrounds are created equal. In fact, there are a wide variety of options available. Since the campground you choose can make or break your trip, it’s important to do your research beforehand. Otherwise you may be stuck with noisy tents, falling trees, and other inconveniences. Here are some tips to help you find the perfect RV campground for your unique situation.

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At some point in time, you might find a window seal that no longer works and needs to be repaired. In most cases, window seals fail because of poor manufacturing or damage during the shipping or installation process. Let’s take a closer look at how to tell if a window seal no longer works and what you need to do to fix it.

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The air quality in your home can have a significant impact on your health. Time after time, studies prove that poor air quality can lead to serious health complications like heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer. The good news is there are a number of ways you can easily and naturally clean the air in your home.

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Whether your RV adventure involves a long weekend or a few months away, it’s important to inspect your rig’s condition. By doing so, you can ensure it’s safe and ready for your RV road trip. You may also reduce the risk of unexpected issues and thoroughly enjoy your vacation. If you’re unsure of where to start, our simple pre-trip checklist is here to guide you.

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If you make the smart decision to replace a thermostat, you can lower your utility bills, ensure more comfortable temperatures for you and your family, and even increase your home value. Fortunately, it only takes an hour or two to install a thermostat. Best of all, you may do so on your own without any fancy tools or equipment. Here’s everything you need to know about thermostat installation.

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Sometimes, it’s a good idea to change the locks in your home. If you just moved, for example, you’ll want to replace all the locks. The previous owners may have given copies of the keys to others who haven’t returned them. Therefore, replacing them can give you some much needed peace of mind.

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Houseplants can take any room in your home from ordinary to extraordinary. However, not all plants are created equal. While some plants filter harmful toxins and pollutants, others make it difficult to breathe, especially if you have allergies. So what are the worst indoor plants for allergies?

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If you’ve done some research on air filters, you might have read that pleated air filters can cause HVAC damage. We’re here to tell you that this is not the case. In fact, the opposite is true. Pleated air filters are a great option with the potential to protect your HVAC system and keep the air in your home fresh and clean. Let’s dive deeper into what they are and how they work.

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