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In the Vortex

Posted by Erik Sternberger at

If you're in most of America, you have had a very cold week (and apparently even alligators aren't immune to it).  If you're lucky to be in one of the areas that aren't coated in ice, well...we're jealous. Cold weather can lead to a lot of problems, and while you should always disconnect outside hoses and other tips like that, we'll leave that to others. We're going to talk about...filters. My neighborhood has a message board that was full of people noticing something with their thermostat that they found odd. Several people were posting that they had set their thermostats at a...

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Back to from Where it Came

Posted by Erik Sternberger at

Okay, maybe that title is a little fancy—or maybe Tolkein sounding—but 'tis the season for gift returns. Now, when it comes to gift returns, most of us are returning terrible sweaters or the combination mango/avocado slicer we didn't ask for, it got us thinking of filters. (We ARE the filter-guru after all.)While we strive for 100% accuracy sometimes things happen. A wrong size is ordered, a package doesn't arrive or is damaged, or for some reason, the wrong product was delivered. We handle our own returns at Filter-Guru and we try to do it as quickly and as efficiently as possible, but there are ways...

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A Living Tree in Your Living Room

Posted by Erik Sternberger at

A lot of people put up Christmas Trees around this time of year, and if you are one of the ones that do and you choose a live tree there are some things you'll want to do. Now. Now, I'm not talking about making sure it's got water or that there isn't a squirrel in there. I'm talking about (surprise!) your air. A lot of tree farms shake their trees before you get them, but even then trees can carry dust and even mold spores on them, which increase as time goes on. So you will want to have an air purifier...

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Scary Stuff

Posted by Erik Sternberger at

For the month of October, we want you to scare us! Tag us in pictures of your dirtiest air filters on Twitter @Unfiltered614 or by email @ info@filter-guru.com with the subject line "#Scary!". We'll post them here and the winner gets a code for a special discount on their next order! And yes, these top 2 belonged to someone here at filter-guru. He now knows better.

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Back to School

Posted by Erik Sternberger at

While your aquarium or pond might not have a large school of fish, it's a good reminder to think about them as we're hit with all the back to school advertisements. An easy way to do that is by changing out your filter media. Your filter does a lot of work to make your water breathable for your fish and to allow you to actually see them. Having to put your nose up against the tank is no fun, and no fun for the fish to be that close to our faces, either, I'd imagine! Your filter media works hard...

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