Which way do furnace filters go?

Answer Most furnace filters have arrows located on the frame of the filter. The arrows indicate in which direction the filter should be placed. When no arrows are shown, look at the filter and determine w... Read More »

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How do I dispose of old furnace filters?

Put on a RespiratorPlace a garbage bag in a trash can next to the air duct with the furnace filter. Put on a respirator to protect yourself from breathing in dust when removing the air filter.Remov... Read More »

How do I wash furnace filters?

Remove the FilterTurn the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system off. Remove the cover panel over the appliance's air intake. Covers may be attached by screws or simply hinged on ... Read More »

Are washable furnace filters good?

On One Hand: Washable Furnace Filters Save Waste and MoneyA washable furnace filter can last for years, so using one means you will not be adding disposable filters to the landfill. You can also sa... Read More »

What does MERV rating mean for furnace air filters?

The Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) rates the efficiency of air filters in removing particles from the air. A filter with a MERV rating of 1 removes only particles as small as 10 microns;... Read More »