HVAC DIY Tips & Tricks
Discover the essential guide to choosing the right air filter for your home. Learn about the different types of residential air filters and their unique benefits to improve your indoor air quality.
There is a vast range of different types of filters out there. Most renters, homeowners, and business owners alike tend to use the cheapest filter they can find.
Most HVAC systems, such as furnaces and air conditioners, can accept different filters as long as they are appropriately sized.
The cheapest out of the group and the least effective. These rely on fiberglass layers to filter out particles from the air before it gets sucked into your HVAC system.
A step up from fiberglass. These are more effective at trapping smaller particles than fiberglass. This filter uses static electricity to collect large and small particles traveling through the filter.
The cheapest in the group. Similar to the electrostatic air filter, it must be washed regularly. Fail to do so, and you will reduce both your HVAC efficiency and indoor air quality.
The Rolls Royce of filters. The most effective at trapping a range of particles. The pleats allow for more surface area in the airflow, allowing it to capture more particles.
HEPA is a type of pleated mechanical filter. HEPA is any filter MERV 13 and above. This type of air filter is the most effective and the most expensive.
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