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Air Filter Pads (Replacement)

How to find the correct filter media pads from the below products:

  1. Multiply the length and width of your air filter (in inches). For example, 20 inches x 20 inches = 400 sq. inches.
  2. Refer to the pricing chart to determine the price range for your size. In this example, a size of 400 sq. inches would fall into the 400-499 range.
  3. During the checkout process, please enter your desired size in the comments section provided.

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"Air filter pads" is a broad term encompassing various air filter types. Understanding the different pad options and their applications is crucial for choosing the best fit for your needs.

Types of Air Filter Pads:

  • Fiberglass Pads are the most affordable option and ideal for basic dust and allergen control. They are disposable and typically have lower MERV ratings (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value).
  • Pleated Filter Pads: These offer increased surface area due to their pleated design, capturing more airborne particles than fiberglass pads. They come in various MERV ratings and may be disposable or washable.
  • Carbon Pads: Incorporated with other filter media, carbon pads offer additional odor control by trapping volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and household odors.

Air Filter Pads vs. Framed Air Filters:

While air filter pads often refer to the filter media, some retailers might use the term for standalone filter media without a surrounding frame. Framed air filters are pre-assembled units with media encased within a frame for easy installation and removal. Here's a quick comparison:

  • Air Filter Pads are more economical, often requiring a separate frame for use. They may also require cutting to size for specific applications.
  • Framed Air Filters: Convenient and ready to install. It is generally more expensive than pads alone.

Choosing the Right Air Filter Pads:

  • Application: Consider where you'll be using the filter pads. Residential HVAC systems typically use disposable fiberglass or pleated pads.
  • MERV Rating: A MERV rating of 6-8 is sufficient for basic home air filtration. Higher MERV ratings (8-12) are better for allergies or pet dander.
  • Filter Size: Ensure the pad matches the exact dimensions of your air filter frame or opening (if using standalone pads).
  • Washability (if applicable): If you prefer a reusable option, opt for washable pleated pads for long-term cost savings and reduced waste.

Beyond the Basics:

  • Combo Units: Some air purifiers utilize replacement filter pads specifically designed for the unit.
  • Customizable Options: Standalone filter pads can be cut to fit specific applications, such as air handler units or paint booths.

We Offer a Wide Variety of Air Filter Pads!

  • Fiberglass, Pleated, and Carbon Pad Options: Find the right media for your needs and budget.
  • Standard and Custom Sizes: We carry common sizes and offer cutting services for standalone pads.
  • Framed Air Filters (Optional): Purchase pre-assembled filters for convenience.
  • Fast and Convenient Delivery: Get your air filter pads delivered directly to your doorstep.
  • Exceptional Customer Service: Our knowledgeable team is here to answer any questions and help you select the perfect air filter pads.
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