Does A Cheap Furnace Air Filter Work Better?

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Is It Ok To Buy Cheap Air Filter?

Short answer: It depends.

While cheap air filters can protect your furnace from large particles, they won’t do much for your lungs and indoor air quality. If you’re looking to improve the air you breathe, consider a higher-quality filter.


Understanding MERV Air Filters



Factors to Consider When Choosing a Furnace Air Filter

Remember: The best air filter for you depends on your specific needs and circumstances. Don’t hesitate to consult an HVAC professional for personalized guidance.

Media Air Filter

Media Air Filters: Breathe Easier

Experience Cleaner, Healthier Air With A Superior Media Air Filter.

Tired of allergens, smoke, and dust infiltrating your home? Our media air filters are designed to capture even the tiniest particles, providing exceptional air quality.


Why Choose Media Air Filters?


Breathe Easy, Live Better.

Upgrade to a media air filter and transform your indoor environment. Helps allergy relief and creates a healthier home.


Need Help?

Due to their larger size, professional installation may be required. Contact PDM Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Since 1885 for expert advice and installation services.


Do Air Filters Work Better When Dirty? (No, They Don’t!)

A clogged filter causes your HVAC system to use 15 percent more energy, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Dust and debris in the filter slows down the flow of air, forcing your heating or cooling system to work harder to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home.


Five Signs Of A Dirty Furnace And Air Filter

It’s easy to forget about replacing a furnace filter. Imagine breathing through a dirty dust mask. Sooner or later it gets difficult to breathe and you overheat. That’s what your furnace-ac experiences. Here are some costly signs your air filter needs changing.

  1. Utility bills higher? Furnace or ac runs too long or even all the time when the weather demands it.
  2. Poor air flow? You feel less air blowing from the register. Dirty furnace air filter can reduce airflow by 60% reducing your comfort and stressing your HVAC equipment.
  3. Ice forming on AC piping, equipment. Turn off ac, check filter, run with thermostat Fan On until ice melts.
  4. Furnace or air conditioning stops for no reason? The lack of fresh air can cause the furnace heat exchanger to become too warm and deactivate.
  5. HVAC unit turning on and off too frequently? The shorter this cycle, the harder your furnace and air conditioner system needs to work.
  6. Learn about AC repair FAQ. Or furnace repair FAQ.

Clean air filter allows your HVAC system to operate at peak performance, lower utility bills, and prolong the life of your furnace.


Air Filter Improves Indoor Air Quality

Air Filters vs. Air Purifiers: Breathe Easy

Protect Your HVAC System and Your Health

While cheap air filters are essential for safeguarding your HVAC equipment, they offer limited protection for your respiratory health. For cleaner, healthier air that shields your lungs and blood, consider a high-quality air filter combined with a whole-home air purifier.

Experience the Benefits:

Ready to Breathe Easier?

Contact PDM today for a free estimate and start enjoying the benefits of cleaner, healthier air. Call 815-390-7095 .




Ask The PDM Clean Air Team For Free Advice.

Remember, dirt and neglect is the #1 cause of HVAC breakdowns and higher utility bills. Fight back with clean filters and a peak performance HVAC tune-up.

If you notice a dirty furnace or dirty air duct registers, call PDM for a top-to-bottom HVAC check-up. PDM technicians are happy to start your annual furnace and air conditioning safety inspection and energy boosting tune up.


Why Choose The Areas Oldest Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Team?

PDM’s skilled plumbing, drain cleaning and HVAC team promises the following with your service call:

  1. Guaranteed Pricing: You will never be surprised by an unpleasant bill.
  2. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee: Going beyond to make you happy.
  3. Environmentally Friendly: We recycle and use sustainable materials.
  4. Respect: We will always clean our messes and treat your property with respect.
  5. Ask about our Free inspections with a service call. 815-390-7095 .

PDM serves the Greater Joliet, New Lenox, Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Homer Glen neighborhood. Please give the folks at PDM Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Since 1885 a try. Call 815-390-7095 .

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