Monthly Archives: November 2013

FridgeFilters.com Is Offering Deals Today Through Black Friday & Cyber Monday!

FridgeFilters.com - Black Friday DealsSome of you may be lured into the big box stores this weekend in the hopes of landing some unbelievable doorbuster deals.  Others may be stuck going to the big box stores this weekend, whether you want to or not, because you’ve neglected to stock up on those one or two items you need to get you through the next holiday wave.

What most of you will have in common is that you will wish you could put the stress of Black Friday behind you, once and for all.  At FridgeFilters.com, we may be able to help.

Today, through Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we’re offering the same types of doorbuster deals that shoppers line up days in advance for.  But we’re offering them early – and we’re offering them all online.

From 15% off Brita faucet filter replacements to 10% off Culligan water pitchers, we’re offering a once-in-a-lifetime mix of the products you need to get your house ready for the holidays – and to get ahead on your gift shopping!  We’re even offering Nubo water bottles for just $7 – so you can stock up on these perfect stocking stuffers.

Check out our full list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, good now through Monday, December 2nd.

We invite you to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or +1 us on Google+ to be the first to learn about exclusive deals and new products.

Are you a veteran, currently serving in the Armed Forces, or are you buying a gift for a veteran or soldier?  Use the discount code ‘SOLDIER’ at checkout to take 10% off your entire order!

5 Tips For Buying Air Filters

3M Filtrete Air FiltersThere’s a very good reason that you see more promotions and better deals on air filters during the fall and spring.  Simply, many just don’t think to swap out their air filters until out-of-control allergies force their hand.

In that sense, we know this post is not in any way trendsetting.  We’ll just have to settle for helpful, instead.

As you find yourself in the biannual air filter buying cycle, keep these five tips in mind:

1. Now Is The Time To Buy & Stock Up
Those that sell air filters, including us, know that Fall and Spring are the times you need to buy.  In response, you are going to see some great deals encouraging you to stock-up.  Our advice? Do it.

While now is the time that changing air filters is on your mind, odds are good that you’ll need to replace your filter again before spring, when these deals crop up again.  At a minimum, we’d recommend buying at least two filters to get you to that next sale period.

2. Don’t Wait Longer Than Three Months
Typical lifespan of an air filter is three months.  Check out the image to the left, courtesy of the San Diego Real Estate Inspection Company, for a nasty one that’s clearly gone a bit longer. It’s possible that some filters may need to be replaced more frequently and it’s also possible that a filter could last a miraculously long time.  It depends heavily on the quality of air being passed through.Dirty Air Filter

Even if you don’t find yourself changing your air filter every ninety days, at a minimum, check the filter to ensure it is holding up.  There’s nothing worse than paying more than you should on HVAC maintenance because you went too long between swapping out a $20 – 40 air filter.

3. Better Prices & Deals Are Available Online
Nearly all the big box stores are in the air filters business.  While their prices may be competitive, they will rarely be able to approach the prices online stores like ours are able to offer.

If you are in the market for an air filter this month, we would encourage you to compare our prices on top brands – including 3M Filtrete – against the big box stores.  If you do find a better price, let us know (1-800-683-8353) and we’d be happy to offer a price match if you send the information our way.  Also keep in mind that all orders placed by 4pm CST typically will ship same day.

4. MERV Ratings, MPR Ratings & Thickness: Bigger Not Always Better
It should come as no surprise that at FridgeFilters.com, we pride ourselves on knowing a little bit about water filters.  As such, we oftentimes find ourselves talking customers out of more lucrative purchases, simply because the needs of the customer don’t warrant bigger systems.   With air filter MERV ratings, MPR Ratings and thickness, our advice is similar.

3M Filtrete 4 Inch Furnace Air FilterMERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) is a score indicating how much dirt, dust and dander the filter captures.  MPR is a 3M term that stands for Microparticle Performance Rating.  Higher scores mean the filter captures more particles.  So why wouldn’t you want the highest ratings available?  The answer lies in your type of HVAC system’s ability to handle higher rated filters.  Higher rated and thicker filters will resist air flow in the process of blocking more particles, and if your HVAC can’t handle it, it could quickly fail.  There’s almost nothing worse than paying to repair, or to buy a new, HVAC system just because of an unnecessarily large filter.

Higher rated and thicker air filters – like the beast to the left – are designed for those with hard-core allergies or significant air quality issues (think heavy smoke and pet dander.)  Most will get by with an air filter with a MERV rating of 11 or lower.

The best thing you can do to determine what type of filter you need is to see what type of air filter is currently in your furnace – and buy the same model.  If you are still in doubt, we welcome you to call our customer service department (that number again, 1-800-683-8353) for help.

5. Air Filters Are Just As Important For Your Fridge
It’s amazing how much funkier dirty fridge air smells after you’ve gone through the effort to swap out your air filters and eliminate dust and dander throughout your house.

Frigidaire PureAir Refrigerator Air FilterA refrigerator air filter, like the model we offer to the left, will help keep the air in your fridge de-funk-ified for about six months.  For really nasty odors, may we also recommend Gonzo refrigerator odor eliminator?

If you have more tips for buying air filters, we encourage you to share them with our readers with a comment below.

We invite you to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or +1 us on Google+ to be the first to learn about exclusive deals and new products.

Are you a veteran, currently serving in the Armed Forces, or are you placing an order on behalf of a veteran or soldier?  Use the discount code ‘SOLDIER’ at checkout to take 10% off your entire order!

 

Win 10 Years of Free Refrigerator Water Filters From Tier1

10 Years Free Refrigerator Water Filters From Tier1Between four and six months, you will undoubtedly notice a change in the flavor, odor and quality of the drinking water and ice you serve from your refrigerator.  For some, it may just be a little bit of a chlorine ting in the back of your throat.  For others, it may be a sulfurish odor or slight discoloration.

While the symptoms may vary, the cause is nearly always the same – a refrigerator water filter that has lived past its lifespan.  Anyone that has gone just a bit too long between water filter changes knows exactly what we are talking about.

It’s at this point that we come in.  If you’ve ordered from us before, you undoubtedly have received our reminder emails alerting you that it’s time to change your refrigerator water filters.  As much as you likely find these reminders helpful (we hope) – wouldn’t it be great to be able to go without these reminders – and without paying for a refrigerator water filter – for say, ten years?

With the official launch of our own brand of Tier1 refrigerator water filters, we are offering just such an unprecedented deal: 10 years of FREE refrigerator water filters.  In other words, for the next decade, rather than sending you a reminder every six months, we’ll send you a brand new water filter from our Tier1 line – built to fit your fridge.

We can’t wait to show you our new Tier1 filters, built to fit all major brands, including Maytag, Whirlpool, Kenmore, GE, LG and more.  As these filters are built with the same care as filters produced by major brands, you’ll get the same great tasting water and ice at a much better looking price!

You can enter to win ten years of free refrigerator water filters from Tier1 one of several ways:

  1. Place an order on FridgeFilters.com
  2. Enter to win here
  3. Like us on Facebook
  4. Follow us on Twitter
  5. +1 us on Google+

There is no limit to the number of times you can enter and no purchase necessary. On March 14th of 2014, we’ll pick one winner at random from one of the sources above.

Get ready to get clean tasting water – for free, for a decade – by entering to win 10 years of free Tier1 refrigerator water filters – compliments of FridgeFilters.com.

We invite you to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or +1 us on Google+ to be the first to learn about exclusive deals and new products.

Are you a veteran, currently serving in the Armed Forces, or are you placing an order on behalf of a veteran or soldier?  Use the discount code ‘SOLDIER’ at checkout to take 10% off your entire order!

FridgeFilters.com Purchases 10% Off For Military & Veteran Families – Every Day!

FridgeFilters.com - Veterans DayYou may notice that our post today sharing a veteran’s discount is unusual in that it is coming one day after we all celebrated Veterans Day.  A favorite holiday at FridgeFilters.com, Veterans Day is that one day per year where we honor the men and women courageously and selflessly serve our country.

With the arrival of this holiday, you no doubt saw several Veterans Day sales and promotions pop-up in your inbox and social channels yesterday.  Oftentimes, these Veterans Day sales, many of which last only through the end of the day, compete for space alongside the notes of gratitude from your friends and family members.

Today’s post is not intended to compete for space with heartfelt notes from family and friends. Today’s post is also not intended to promote a one-day or one-week sale. Today’s post is an announcement of a new and ongoing discount we will be offering on all FridgeFilters.com purchases.

Starting immediately, if you are a veteran, current member of the military or represent a military or veteran family, all purchases you make at FridgeFilters.com will be 10% off.  Simply enter the code ‘soldier’ when you checkout.

Don’t let our name fool you.  While we offer one of the largest online selections of refrigerator water filters, we also stock an enormous inventory of water filtration products ideal for those that find themselves moving frequently – from Culligan faucet filters, to Brita water pitchers, to heavy duty undersink filter systems.  These filtration products can be especially useful for those that find themselves stationed in areas with less than glowing water quality.

While we certainly understand that this is a very small gesture when weighed against the sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform, it is our hope that it is meaningful enough to express our thanks and to ensure we all keep the needs of veterans in our thoughts more than one day per year.

If you are a veteran, current member of the military or are part of a military or veteran family, simply enter the discount code ‘soldier’ when checking out at FridgeFilters.com to take 10% off your entire order.   For any questions, please feel free to contact our customer service department at 1-800-683-8353.

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