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 second installment, we sat down with Dale Earnhardt Jr., the co-owner of FilterTime. The community has questions, and Dale Jr. has the answers.
Regardless of how much fun they had, guests will always remember the cleanliness and how your house smells. While you may not always have time to deep clean the house before your guests show up, you can try these simple ways to make your home smell amazing.
It may not feel like it outside, in the Southeast anyway, but fall is just around the corner. With fall vastly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home for the changing weather and temperatures. While this may seem like a lot to do at first glance, if you start knocking these items out now, you’ll be ready for fall in no time. Read our tips below on how to get your home ready for fall early so you can have plenty of time to enjoy the fun festivities!
Back to school season is here as the summer comes to a close. We’ve put together some ways you can reduce the risk of colds, flu, and other illnesses or infections spreading to your kids and the rest of your family. Start this school year with a bang and get the whole family on board with these healthy tips.
Subscription services are popping up everywhere! Whether you are looking to save money, time, or just have the reliability of things showing up on time, subscription products are the answer for you. Delivered essentials also serve as a reminder for recurring chores.
We love our pets but hate their mess. Maintaining a clean home is essential for your family and entertaining guests. Pets are a part of the family, but also create a quite the mayhem in your house. There are some things that you can do to cut down on the filth and make it easier to keep your home clean on a regular basis.
Green living is being aware of what products, chemicals, and actions can harm the environment, and choosing to use more sustainable options in your everyday life. Some simple changes in your home and daily life can make a huge difference in your environmental footprint and can help preserve a healthy environment at home and in your community. Here are some tips on things you can do today for a more green household.
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.
Over the summer, your electrity bill is typically at its highest point. This is a good time to consider simple changes that can help lower your bill without having to spend a lot of money. We have a compiled a short list of options, but it can also be helpful to have a professional come in and audit your house.
If you haven’t heard by now, we’re thrilled to announce that Justin Allgaier will be driving the FilterTime Chevy in today’s Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway. We’re proud to be able to support the Xfinity Series and look forward to cheering on Justin in today’s race! We’re pretty stoked about how the FilterTime #7 turned out.
Independence Day is just around the corner! For Americans celebrating July 4th, this means a full fun-filled day which usually includes enjoying time with family and friends outdoors, barbecues and fireworks. Fireworks have been a part of the American Independence Day celebration since 1777 when Philadephia's adjourning Congress celebrated America's Independence from Britain with fireworks. While fireworks are apart of the American Independence Day tradition, there are some important safety factors you need to consider when handling them since they can be dangerous.
The summertime heat is upon us. While hanging out in the sun is fun, it is important to pay attention to heat-related illnesses. We have compiled a few tips to help keep you and your family cool this summer. Biggest tip: Stay hydrated. Staying hydrated year round is important, but even more important in the summer heat.
Your HVAC unit has a very important role in ensuring the comfort of your home. Whether it is cooling air in the heat of summer or warming air in the middle of a cold winter, your HVAC system is hard at work most times of the year. In order to keep your unit running smoothly, it is important to understand the different systems and parts of the unit.
Lucky for you, dust mites are so small that it’s nearly impossible to see them with the naked eye, because quite frankly, they’re as gross to look at as you might imagine. Dust mites are microscopic organisms, who happen to be related to spiders that feed on skin cells and live in places such as your bedding, carpet, furniture, or other places in your home where it’s warm and humid. Gross. So what’s a homeowner to do? Also lucky for you, we have some advice on how to determine if you have dust mites in your home, and how to get rid of them.
It’s hard to believe we are almost halfway through the NASCAR race season for 2019. If you are like me and enjoy watching the races but cannot logistically go to each speedway to watch in person, I’d like to share some tips on how to plan an awesome NASCAR viewing party for your friends and family also interested in the sport. There are many tips and tricks out there on how to host a party however when catering to NASCAR fans you need to know some of the basics we prefer.
Buying a new house and moving into your new home is a very exciting time. With everything going on in the closing process, it can be easy to look over the things that you will need to do in your new house before you move in. Whether you are buying your first house or moving into a different house, here is a checklist of items you will want to do right when you move in.
Cleaning your home shouldn’t result in releasing an abundance of harmful chemicals into the air. However, many of the top-selling cleaning products contain chemicals that are linked to asthma, developmental harm, and even cancer. Changing all your cleaning products to be more environmentally friendly and safer for your family can be daunting and expensive, so we’ve listed out some tips to keep in mind while you’re out shopping for cleaning supplies.
FilterTime Headquarters is located in Charlotte, NC, the home of Nascar. This weekend begins a week-long celebration of events and concerts that lead up to the Monster Energy All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600. We have created a guide for some of the important events you won't want to miss!
Mom is always on the go. What better way to show her you appreciate her, than treating her with one of these relaxing gifts for Mother's Day. From Fitbit's to Spa Day's we have something for every mom. Be sure to get mom what she really wants this Mother's Day!
If you’re keeping up with HVAC maintenance, you’ll eventually come across something called a MERV rating. This is an important metric to pay attention to when shopping around for a filter.
Each home will require a different rating in order to assure your system runs as smoothly as possible
Factors such as how much airflow your system requires, if you have pets, and if a member of your family has severe allergies will determine which MERV rating you will need. Let’s learn more about what exactly these ratings are all about and how to figure out which you should consider.
It’s lurking right around the corner. The heat, the sweat, the bugs. Summertime is almost here. If you live in Alaska, maybe not such a big deal, but in the lower 48, the heat can be oppressive. In the Southeast in particular, it can be life-threatening if you don’t plan ahead.
It is estimated that at least 10% of the population has a pet allergy and cat allergies are twice as common as dog allergies (sorry cat people!). So with that being said, we all have at least one family member or friend who suffers from one of these allergies. For people who suffer from pet allergies, this could mean fighting runny noses, headaches, sneezing, trouble breathing and more. Doesn't sound too fun now, does it? Read on to find out how you can help make these guests feel welcome and accommodated for despite their allergy.
Peak pollen season is here. Pollen saturation in the US varies widely throughout the various regions of this country, so depending on where you live, pollen could be an afterthought, or could represent a daily gauntlet. Even if you don’t suffer from allergies, the thin yellow coating on just about anything you touch is enough to be a nuisance.