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FIlter-Guru Monthly Blog — Allergies

A Fine Dusting of Pollen

Posted by Erik Sternberger at

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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April Showers Bring May Allergies

Posted by Erik Sternberger at

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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