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Every 3-6 months...ish?

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How often do you check your home furnace filter?  My guess is not as often as you should be checking it. I was guilty of not checking my filter regularly until I got into the air filter business and gained insight and knowledge.  (And also felt a little shame) You should, at a minimum, check your filter on a monthly basis.  You may not need to change the filter monthly but it's a good idea to check to make sure you're getting the most out of your furnace. This is ideal for optimal indoor air quality and for increasing energy...

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The Heat is on!

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Outside that is. Most of America is having a very warm summer and you don't want to be caught with your AC down! Good space around the unit here, but it needs hosed down! Luckily there are a lot of things you can do before having to make a costly service call. Make sure you turn off the power, then check your outside unit for debris. (You'll want to remove any you find.) and spray the inside with a garden hose to any dirt in the fins out. Now, don't get over-anxious and make it an excuse to bust out...

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No One Likes Pond Scum

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It's one of life's few absolutes along with death, taxes, and a new Pirates of the Caribbean movie eventually coming out. Proper pond maintenance is important and keeping that water moving is a big part of that. Before we talk about filters (because let's be honest, you know we're going to get there) there are a lot of things that can help your pond. We recently had a friend discover a leak in his new pond and had to remove his liner to drain it. Under his liner, the previous owner had a carpet underlayment that had rotted through and was soaked. So,...

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April Showers Bring May Allergies

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Flowering Plants
At least, that's how I feel every spring! If you're like me and you suffer from seasonal allergies, making sure you have a fresh new filter with a high MERV rating is a great way to not scare your loved ones with a sneezing attack from a room away.

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