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Can you believe we're already 5 months into 2019? We're about to enter the hottest months of the year, so now would be a great time to change your filter before your AC has to work too hard. 

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A Fine Dusting of Pollen

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The weather has been so nice lately—now that it has finally stopped raining—so I wanted to eat dinner outside last night, but our entire metal patio table was coated in yellow dust. At first, I was afraid that the winter cover had leaked and it had rusted until I realized that it was pollen. Imagine this COVERED in pollen. But, apparently not before I had touched my eye, which became a race against time to get my contact out before my eye was swollen shut. Luckily for me, I had recently changed our home's filter with a nice MERV 11, so...

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The Dirty Deca

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The Dirty Deca You've heard of The Dirty Dozen, but have you heard of The Dirty Deca? The ten things you might want a filter to remove from your air. Well, we've got them below in a handy-dandy graphic chart, complete with the Merv Ratings that take care of them!   Merv 8 Merv 11 Merv 13 Pollen Pet Dander Dust and Lint Dust Mites Odor Mold Spores Smoke Bacteria Allergens Virus Carriers Look above and hit then click below and see which filter we sell on filter-guru.com works best for you!Merv 8 Merv 11 Merv 13

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We have a passion for clean air.

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That may seem weird, but it's true. People ask us at filter-guru.com why, but the answer is pretty simple. Clean air is something we take for granted until we don't have it. This recent report by the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health blames pollution for an estimated 9 million premature deaths, about 15 times more than all wars and other forms of violence. Kind of a downer, but we all want to protect our families and doing everything we can to keep pollution away from them. credit: NBC News While the biggest polluters may be foreign countries the US is still in the top 10....

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