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Quick tips to lower your energy bills

Changing your air filter saves 5-15% on your heating and cooling costs, but there are many other ways you can save money on your energy bill. Here are a few quick tips to save money on your energy bill.

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Staying Healthy

How to manage your pollen allergy

Symptoms of a pollen allergy include: sneezing, congestion, nasal discharge, itchy or watery eyes, itchy nose or throat.

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Staying Healthy

How to manage your dust mite allergy

Dust mites are one of the leading triggers for both asthma and allergies

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Staying Healthy

How to safeguard against air pollution

A few ways to combat and protect against air pollution

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Staying Healthy

How to recognize indoor air pollutants

Half of Americans live in counties with unhealthy levels of ozone or particle pollution...because Americans spend 90% of their time indoors-- and up to 65% of that time at home-- it’s important to safeguard indoor air.

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Staying Healthy

The Best Pets for Allergy Sufferers

Just because you suffer from allergies, it doesn’t mean you have to avoid owning a pet all together. You have many “hypoallergenic” options!

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What are the best indoor air cleaning plants?

There are many plants that actually improve indoor air quality by removing some pollutants from the air, operating as a natural air filter! While these plants cannot replace a regularly changed pleated air filter, they act as a supplemental cleaner to be

Air filters come in many types, grades, qualities, and sizes.
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What type of air filter should I order?

There's a bewildering range of different filter types out there and it's easy to get confused. We have done the homework for you and simplified the process so you can make the right choice.

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What's the difference between nominal and actual sizes?

Air filter sizes can be a bit confusing without the right information. You may see a nominal size and an actual size printed on your filter border. Here's how to know which is the size to reference.

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What do MERV, MPR and FPR mean anyway?

Air filters are rated by several different metrics and systems, depending on a variety of factors. Second Nature makes filters easy by breaking these ratings down and utilizing one standardized metric-MERV.

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How do I know what size filter I need?

We always want to make sure you get the exact filters you need, exactly when you need them.

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How will dirty air filters impact my HVAC system?

Dirty and clogged air filters reign havoc on your HVAC system. They will not only waste money on energy costs, but they will cause damage (sometimes irreparable damage!) to your HVAC system.