Air Filters

December 18, 2017
furnace preparations

Furnace Preparations for Winter

Winter officially begins in just three days. We’ve had a few cold snaps here in Houston, but is your furnace ready for the real winter season? We always recommend everyone have an annual full service of your furnace prior to turning it on the first time, but you may be already past that point. Furnace preparations for winter are still important, though, and here are the essentials. Furnace Preparations: Cleaning Cleaning your furnace prior to winter months is essential for the optimum functioning of your system. When you have your system serviced prior to winter, your HVAC company will take […]
April 20, 2017

What Type of Air Filters to Buy

With a myriad of products on the market, of all different varieties and qualities, you may wonder what type of air filters to buy. There is a difference in quality, and it is important you know what you are paying for in your purchase of air filters. The MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) rating will give you a good idea of how effective the filter will be at trapping particles in your air. The lower the MERV rating, the lower efficiency of the filter and the more often it will need to be replaced. Hopefully, we can help you determine […]
October 25, 2016

How do I Know Which Air Filter to Buy For my House?

Last month I talked about how important it is to change your air filter every month. A fresh new air filter will lower your electric and gas bills, but more importantly will improve the health and wellbeing of every member of the family, especially those with allergies, asthma and other respiratory struggles. But how do I know which air filter will do the job without spending more money than I have to? How do I know which air filter is best for my system and lifestyle? Mechanical Air Filters Use synthetic fibers to trap small particles, debris, and dust, among […]
September 27, 2016

Why is Changing my Air Filter so Important?

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to changing my air filter, I tend to dig in my heels and resist. I really don’t know why. It makes no sense. They are not hard to change. They do not cost much money. They make the air I breath better. And they keep my air conditioner working at its best. It is August and my air conditioner is running pretty much all day long. In Houston it is HOT, and it is HUMID. The idea of my air conditioner breaking is more of a nightmare than a bad dream. […]