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Ralph Kairey

Best Air Filters For Apartments

Living in a new apartment is one of the most prestigious milestones of your independence. Whether for college, graduate school, work, or otherwise, signing the lease to one of these places, one that you can make your own, is something special. You might be living it up in the city. For me, I am actually a few months into an apartment in Manhattan, so I completely understand that feeling of owning your own small space. Your apartment, besides being one of the coolest things you have, is also something worth taking care of.

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Ralph Kairey

Best Air Filter for Covid 19

Over these past few years, Covid-19 has been a force of destruction, wreaking havoc in direct and indirect ways across the entire world. With it came the social distancing guidelines, which, at least in a physical sense, spread people apart and increased isolation. As well, there were numerous restrictions on many different businesses. Indoor dining, cruise ships, airlines, schools, religious institutions, Covid came for them all, showing absolutely no mercy.

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Ralph Kairey

Best Air Filter for Home with Pets

If you’re a pet parent in a home that uses a furnace for heating, you will need the best furnace filter for pet allergies. Pets make great companions, but they also leave hair, dander, and smells, reducing the air quality in your home. 

Even if you don’t have pet allergies, you should still consider installing a furnace filter suitable for a home with pets.

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Air Filter Tips
Ralph Kairey

Complete Guide to Buying HVAC Air Filters

Far and away the most overlooked part of any apartment, office, or house is the quality of the air within. HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) systems pump air into the house, changing the temperature and intensity when necessary. However, the quality of the air goes unregulated by most, if not all HVAC systems. The air quality is controlled through air filters. Air filters, as the name suggests, filter the air coming in through the HVAC systems to keep it clean, pure, and healthy.

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Ralph Kairey

Complete Guide to Merv Ratings

Choosing to install air filters to protect your space is a no-brainer. Air filters are an essential part of any business office, household, and apartment. Read this to understand the basics of air filters and why they are needed. When picking out your air filters, the classifications might get confusing. The acronym MERV sounds like a graduate school exam, and the numbers might as well be gibberish. It may be tempting to pick the highest-numbered MERV and run with it.

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Merv Ratings
Ralph Kairey

How To Change Air Filter In Your House

Introduction Air filters should be changed on a regular basis in your house to ensure that your air conditioner, furnace, or central air system is operating at peak efficiency. Maintaining a clean air filter can help you save money on your power costs while also reducing the likelihood of bacteria build up in your air filtering system. This process is a win for your finances (hurray!) and your health. It is recommended that you inspect your filter at least once a month and replace it every three months if it is often used.

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