Reduce Indoor Air Pollution in Your Home

Filtrete-Brand-Ambassador-BadgeThe Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has declared May as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Did you know that the EPA states that indoor air pollution is 1 of the Top 5 Urgent Environmental Risks to public health? Indoor air pollution is dangerous. Air fresheners release VOC into the air, scented candles and incense may also contain harmful particulates, soot, and chemicals.  The air in your home could be 2-5 times worse than outdoor air! In my home, we take indoor air quality very seriously as we all suffer from allergies. As a Filtrete Brand Ambassador, I received Filtrete filters and a promotional item to facilitate this post.

Reduce Indoor Air Pollution in Your Home

Fight indoor air pollution with 3M Filtrete Filters. They offer a variety of types of air filters for every need.

Is your major indoor air pollution odor? The Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter has a 2-sided design that captures both large airborne particles and removes household odors. It is the #1 odor-reduction filter that removes odors from pets, cleaning chemicals, cooking, tobacco smoke, mildew and more.  The Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter starts working in just minutes to improve your indoor air quality by capturing pollen, mold spores, dust mite debris, smoke, pet dander, and smog in your home.

You can buy the The Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter  for $15.99 – it last up to 3 months.

Why Choose 3M Filtrete Filters?

There are good reasons why 3M Filtrete Filters are the most trusted brand in furnace filters. There is a 3M Filtrete Filters for every home’s heating and cooling system to reduce indoor air pollution and create a healthier home. 3M Filtrete Filters captures airborne dust, allergens, bacteria, and viruses.  Plus, 3M Filtrete Filters help maintain airflow in your systems to reduce the stress on your heating/cooling system and reduce energy used.

Cleaning Indoor Air Pollution in Our Home

In February, we put a new Filtrete Ultimate Allergen Reduction Filter into our air handler. It promised to  capture up to 93% of household dust, pollen, mold spores, and dust mite debris. How do you think it did?! This is just 3 months of what the Filtrete filter captured in my home, I can’t imagine the indoor air pollution we would have without it!

You should change your air filters at least every 3 months. Out with the old….
FiltreteAllergenFilter3…and in with the new. Don’t you just love putting in a brand new air filter in your heating or cooling unit? My husband does – a little too much! ha! Honestly, my whole family has benefited greatly from using Filtrete filters and changing them on time. It is night-and-day difference how my son’s allergies are now compared to when we had no air handler or filters.
The Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter is a good option to go with anytime of year, especially since we have a puppy! However, we are going to stick with the Allergen Filtrete Filter for another pollen-invested season.

With all the seasonal pollen we get next to the Cuyahoga National Park and pet dander that Roxy sheds, the Filtrete Allergen Filters seems to really be doing the trick to fight indoor air pollution in our home! Just don’t ask Roxy, she may have a different opinion! (She looks mean in this picture but really is just yawning! I couldn’t resist!)

Filtrete Healthy Home Remodel Contest

Filtrete has partnered with Mike Homes from HGTV for the Filtrete Healthy Home Remodel Contest. One lucky winner will receive $30,000 worth of home inspections, repairs, and renovations by a Holmes Group approved contractor. There will also be 4 first-prize winners that will receive a $5,000 cash prize for home repairs. Entering is easy, visit the Filtrete Facebook page, like the page and submit a 1,000 words or less entry on why your home deserves a healthier home remodel. Be sure to include 2 photos. You can enter now through June 30, 2013.

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Buy Filtrete Air Filters

You can buy Filtrete Filters nationwide at Lowe’s, Target, Walmart, Costco and your local hardware store. Find your nearest location. Prices start at just a few dollars and last up to 3 months. There is a 3M Filtrete Filter for every home’s heating and cooling system to reduce air pollution in your home.

Filtrete Rebate

Right now, when you buy 3 Filtrete Air Filters (individual packs) with a Microparticle Performance Rating of 1000 or more, you can receive $6 rebate by mail. Download Filtrete Rebate.

This was a sponsored post. My own opinions were used based on my perceptions and experience. Thank you to 3M for the ongoing partnership with

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Cindy is the top Akron Blogger with her own take on awesome brands for families, where to vacation for families, a beat on local activities and family fun, a knack for getting moms to share , and a house that is always 2 weeks away from a complete remodel!
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