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Help the Environment and Your Wallet!

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We've talked about how often you need to change your filter, but what if you could just wash your filter? Yeah, I said, "wash it".Now, before you go take a power-washer to your ez-pleat or HoneyBear filter, please read on.The Ever-Flow® Lightning® Mechano-Static® Lifetime MERV 8 Air Filter is a lifetime filter that replaces the need to change out your filters saving you money in the long run, and a whole bunch of filters or several trips to the store (or the internet. *cough* filter-guru.com *cough*). All you have to do is take it out in the yard—or if like most of us, you...

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When to change your filter

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The experts say that you should change your filter roughly every 1-3 months, which is a pretty big window. Speaking of windows if you keep your windows open or closed also factors into when you should change your filter. We all know why we change filters, but just as a reminder: Furnace efficiency - Your furnace doesn't have to work as hard to push air through, which leads to... Cost savings - Less energy all around brings your bills down, so maybe you can add a degree or two when you're cold without your house's thermostat administrator (Every household has one!) blowing a gasket.  Better...

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HVAC-ket Madness!

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We're taking a break this month from our normal comment to do something fun. Do you have a favorite movie with a scene of someone crawling (or walking!) through an air duct? We made an H-VACKet of all the movies we could think of and ranked them for a tournament.

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New Year, New You.

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Welcome to a new year. We gave you a month to get all the silly resolutions out of the way. And if you're like us your treadmill is now covered in air filters. Well, maybe not air filters, that's probably just us. You're more likely to have sweaters on it, I guess. But, this WOULD be a good time to check your air filter. How often should you check your filter? Well, that depends. We recommend once a month, especially if you have allergies or pets. Or if anyone in your household smokes. None of those apply? You'll probably be...

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