Russell & Abbott Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Filters’

Our Guide to Air Filters

Monday, April 18th, 2022
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When I look over the topics I often write about for my blog, one that pops up often is “air filters.” When people hear about air filters, they usually think about the air filters that are already part of their HVAC system. These are important filters, but you need to know that they aren’t there to improve indoor air quality. These filters do the job of stopping dust, lint, and other debris from getting into the HVAC system and damaging the heating system, air conditioner, and blower. 

You can also have special filters installed into your HVAC system that remove pollutants from the air that surrounds you in your house. These filters are highly effective at keeping dust, pet dander, pollen, mold, and mildew spores from circulating through the air and they are much more powerful than the standard furnace filter.

There’s no single kind of air filter. You have several options when it comes to types of filters, and in this post I’m going to look over several of the different kinds. 

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Olive Explains Why Indoor Air Quality Gets Bad

Monday, August 24th, 2020

air-ventWe offer services to help improve your indoor air quality in Knoxville, TN, allowing you and your family to breathe the healthiest and most comfortable air possible. If you’re wondering if this is necessary for your house, I can tell you honestly that not all homes have serious IAQ issues. But many do—and poor indoor air quality is more common today than it used to be.

Why is that? There’s a two-part explanation, and since everyone in the office is super busy working for our customers, I’m here alone to handle giving those explanations. But I live for this research stuff. Poor air quality affects pets in homes as much as it does the people! Our canine lungs don’t like dust any more than yours do.

Here are the two reasons why indoor air quality is often poor in modern homes.

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Olive Explains HVAC Filters!

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

air-fliter-cuTime to talk about filters. No, not the kind you put on your email account to stop spam from flooding your inbox. (As a blogger dog who’s on the internet a lot, I know all about spam. Do you know how much spam I get from shady dog food companies promising me “a shinier coat in 10 days or your money back”?)

The filters I’m interested in are the ones on your HVAC system. These filters don’t do the job of cleaning the air so it’s healthier to breathe. (If you’re interested in air quality, we do offer options for that.) Their job is protecting the interior of the HVAC cabinet to stop dirt and other debris from interfering with the work of the furnace, AC, or heat pump.

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