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Washable Air Filters Pros and Cons

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

If you wish to reduce airborne allergens and countless of other air contaminants, do you know what to do? If you don't, read on and find out. The first great idea you must know is how installing air filters can help you get the job done.

When you install an air filter in your ventilation system, you can surely get rid of the dust particles, smoke, grease, and other allergens that may cause you sneezing and itching incessantly.

There are a number if air filters available in the market today. There are the inexpensive disposable fiberglass filters and the more dependable washable air filters.

Before going to the dependable washable filters, you have to know first that the disposable fiberglass filters are not specifically designed to make the air that you breathe cleaner and safer. They are actually for the benefit of your ventilation system.

They are solely effective in getting rid of largest dirt particles. On the other hand, washable air filters can eradicate even the tiniest particles from the air which can definitely improve the air's quality as well as your health.

As you know, the cleaner the air you breathe, the better. These washable filters for your air may cost more the disposable fiberglass ones, however, they will surely pay for themselves over time.

For one, you will not have to throw them away every month (or shorter) and buy their replacements. All you have to do is remove them, wash them, and then put them back into place to start the whole process all over again.

It is like getting a new filter again without having to shell out some cash. You will not only cut down on the expenses, you will be able to lessen the household waste you produce as well.

With global warming as big of an issue as it is today, there is no better time to go green than now. In addition, using these washable air filters can also save you time.

Believe it or not, it takes longer to go on a trip to the store to buy a new filter than wash it just for a couple of minutes and have it ready for another use.

Washable air filters function simply: They remove almost all the airborne particles with the use of static charge. When used properly, they can eradicate as much as 95 percent of these allergy-causing elements. Imagine what a huge difference they could make within your home!


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