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Replacement Furnace Filters for Allergies, Asthma, and Odor

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Allergies? Pet hair? Odors? Each home has air issues that need to be filtered out. But it’s not always easy to find the right furnace filter type for allergies, asthma, and odors for your home’s purification systems and your specific needs. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about furnace filter types for allergies, asthma, and odor.

Benefits of Replacement Furnace Filters 


Each AprilAire Replacement Furnace Air Filter captures airborne particles including dust, pollen, mold spores, bacteria, pet dander, and dust mites, thanks to the patented Self-Seal Technology, which minimizes the amount of air bypassing the filter.

Easy Installation

It’s easy to swap out AprilAire replacement furnace filters thanks to the unique Interlock Rail System.

  1. Unpack the filter
  2. Slide it into the vent or purifier
  3. Close the door to fully secure the filter

Find the filter that fits your air purifying needs and make sure to match the size of the replacement filter to your system requirements.

Replacement Furnace Filters MERV Ratings

 MERV 11 Furnace Filter

  • Removes 98% of pollen and mold*
  • Vacuum and dust less often by preventing airborne particles from settling on furniture and flooring
  • Ideal for fall months when mold and pollen are the biggest allergy triggers across the U.S.

MERV 13 Furnace Filter

  • Removes 96% of airborne bacteria*
  • Creates a Healthy Home environment by preventing airborne allergens from circulating through the air
  • Ideal for homes that use pesticides, including products used to kill household pests (insecticides and disinfectants) and products used on lawns and gardens that drift or are tracked inside the house

MERV 13+ Carbon Furnace Filter

  • Captures 93% of airborne viruses*
  • Reduces odor with activated carbon
  • Odors from pets, cooking, and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are reduced by passing through the carbon filter
  • Most commonly used to remove gases

MERV 16 Furnace Filter

  • Captures 98% of airborne viruses*
  • Removes 99% of airborne allergy and asthma triggers*
  • Prevents allergy and asthma triggers from circulating through the air by trapping them in the filter
  • Ideal for asthma and allergy sufferers

*Contaminants removed based on air passing through the filtering system.

Find a Pro

Establish a Healthy Home with AprilAire Healthy Air Professionals that care. We have over 4,500 pros nationwide who are ready to help you find the best Healthy Air solutions for your home, no matter what your needs may be. Start your journey with AprilAire.

  • Custom Evaluations and Expert Advice
  • Professional Installations and Maintenance
  • Fast and Friendly Local Service

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