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Air Filters

Air filters clean the air that circulates through a heating and air system to create a more comfortable breathing environment within the home and office. Made from spun fiberglass or pleated paper and cloth, filters trap impurities and contaminants that damage an HVAC system and those that can cause discomfort for those with allergies, including pollen, dust, pet dander, hair, and bacteria. Staples® carries a large selection of filters, air purifiers, and appliances.

Understanding Energy Ratings of Air Filters
Filters carry MERV ratings or filter efficiency ratings. The higher the rating, the better the filter cleans the air. MERV rating varies from one to 16. Filters with a rating of one to four are the most common filters found. They have inexpensive cardboard frames and offer basic filtration. Popular residential filters typically have a rating between six and eight. Woven cloth and paper in these filters help trap most household impurities. Mid-range filters have a rating between 9 and 12. These filter trap one micron particles in the air for better filtration. The highest grade HVAC filters have a rating from 13 to 16. They remove particles as small as 0.3 microns. Filtration systems are available for filters with ratings above 17.

Other Options for Air Filters
Recycled air filters come in an array of types and styles. Carbon filters remove odors and capture large air particles. Some may also reduce the likelihood of bacteria growth, fungi, and dust mites. HEPA filters, or high-efficiency particulate air filters work by filtering particles through a fine mesh. Most air purifiers use HEPA filters. These filters capture close to 99.97 percent of negative airborne particles, which is ideal for allergy sufferers. Disposable filters offer quick cleanup times, are easy to change, and are inexpensive to use. Reusable filters cost more but last several years under proper maintenance.

What’s the Optimal Way to Clean Air Filters?
Most home filters need replacing every few months to ensure the HVAC system continues to work efficiently. Hold the filter up to the light and replace it if no light shines through. Wash a reusable filter by removing it from the unit and brushing away excess dirt and debris. Place the filter under a hose or other running water to remove smaller particles. Dry the filter with paper towels or let it air dry.

Can You Purchase Air Filters in Bulk?
Purchase air filters by the piece or in packs of four or more depending on the need. Large packs are ideal for offices or manufacturing areas, while single packs ensure you purchase only what you need at the time.

How Long Do Air Filters Last?
Check the air filter every three months to see if it is time for a change. In some situations, users may need to change the filter more frequently, including homes with pets, areas with smokers, filters with high MERV ratings, and in drafty or older homes. When the unit runs more in extreme cold or hot weather, it’s a good idea to check the filter more often and change it as needed.
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 20" x 25" x 1"/19.75" x 24.75" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB20X25_4)
Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 20" x 25" x 1"/19.75" x 24.75" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB20X25_4)
Item : 2084562 / Model : FB20X25_4
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  • For Use in Furnaces and Air Conditioner Systems
  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
35.99 $35.99
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 20" x 20" x 1"/19.75" x 19.75" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB20X20_4)
Item : 2084568 / Model : FB20X20_4
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  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
  • 20 x 20 x 1
27.49 $27.49
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 16" x 20" x 1"/15.75" x 19.75" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB16X20_4)
Item : 2084592 / Model : FB16X20_4
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  • For use in furnaces and air conditioner systems
  • Disposable filter
  • 90 days warranty
31.89 $31.89
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 11 16" x 25" x 1"/15.75" x 24.75 Usable Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FA16X25_4)
Item : 2084710 / Model : FA16X25_4
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  • For use in furnace and air conditioning systems
  • Disposable filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
37.39 $37.39
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GermGuardian® FLT4825 True HEPA Replacement Filter B for AC4800/4900 Series Air Purifiers
Item : 1932880 / Model : FLT4825
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  • HEPA Replacement filter for GermGuardian model series: AC4825, AC4300, AC4350, AC4900 and Black+Decker model BXAP048
  • True HEPA captures up to 99.97% of airborne particles including dust mites, pet dander, mold spores, plant pollens and debris
  • Pre-Filter: Captures initial dust and allergen particles
37.19 $37.19
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Honeywell True HEPA Replacement Filter R, 3 Pack
Item : 1023356 / Model : HRF-R3
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  • Air purifier filters
  • Quantity: 3/pack
  • Dimensions: 6.75" x 4.88" x 10.32"
57.99 $57.99
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3M™ OAC150RF Air Cleaning Filter, White
Item : 644516 / Model : OAC150RF
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  • Color: White
  • Dimensions: 14 1/2" x 1 1/8" x 11"
  • Compatibility: OAC150 office air cleaner
24.99 $24.99
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GermGuardian® FLT5000 True HEPA Replacement Filter C for AC5000 Series Air Purifiers
Item : 1932879 / Model : FLT5000
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  • HEPA replacement filter for GermGuardian model series: AC5000, AC5200, AC5300, AC5350 and Black+Decker model BXAP250
  • True HEPA captures up to 99.97% of airborne particles including dust mites, pet dander, mold spores, plant pollens and debris
  • Pre-filter captures large dust particles lint and pet hair
41.99 $41.99
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Febreze™ Replacement HEPA-Type Air Filter
Item : 1035156 / Model : FRF101B
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  • Replacement HEPA-type air filter
  • HEPA-type filter captures up-to 99% of microscopic particles 2 microns & larger
  • Integrated carbon pre-filter helps capture larger airborne particles & reduces unpleasant odors such
14.99 $14.99
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3M™ OAC250RF Air Cleaning Filter, White
Item : 644518 / Model : OAC250RF
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  • Color: White
  • Dimensions: 18 3/4" x 1 5/8" x 11 7/8"
  • Compatibility: OAC250 office air cleaner
48.99 $48.99
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 20" x 30" x 1"/19.5" x 29.5" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB20X30_4)
Item : 2084561 / Model : FB20X30_4
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  • For Use in Furnaces and Air Conditioner Systems
  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
39.99 $39.99
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Fellowes® Replacement Carbon Filter for CF-300 Air Purifier, Black
Item : 424831 / Model : 9372101
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  • Fit for CF-300 air purifier
  • Carbon filter removes odors and captures large airborne particulates
  • Dimensions: 16.25" H x 12.50" W x 0.19" D
10.49 $10.49
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 24" x 24" x 1" (23.38" x 23.38") Pleated 1" Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB24X24N_4)
Item : 2084514 / Model : FB24X24N_4
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  • For Use in Furnaces and Air Conditioner Systems
  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
36.99 $36.99
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 14" x 20" x 1"/13.75" x 19.75" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB14X20_4)
Item : 2084646 / Model : FB14X20_4
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  • For Use in Furnaces and Air Conditioner Systems
  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
31.89 $31.89
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 13 20" x 20" x 1"/19.5" x 19.5" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FD20X20_4)
Item : 2084464 / Model : FD20X20_4
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  • For use in furnaces and air conditioner systems
  • Disposable filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
61.59 $61.59
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 11 20" x 25" x 1"/19.75" x 24.75" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FA20X25_4)
Item : 2084682 / Model : FA20X25_4
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  • For use in furnaces and air conditioner systems
  • Disposable filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
39.99 $39.99
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 14" x 25" x 1"/13.5" x 24.5" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB14X25_4)
Item : 2084643 / Model : FB14X25_4
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  • For Use in Furnaces and Air Conditioner Systems
  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
36.99 $36.99
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 12" x 12" x 1" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB12X12A_4)
Item : 2084658 / Model : FB12X12A_4
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  • For Use in Furnaces and Air Conditioner Systems
  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
39.99 $39.99
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GermGuardian® FLT5250PT True HEPA with Pet Pure Treatment Replacement Filter C for AC5000 Series Air Purifiers
Item : 1932878 / Model : FLT5250PT
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  • HEPA Replacement filter for GermGuardian model series: AC5000, AC5200, AC5300, AC5350 and Black+Decker model BXAP250
  • True HEPA captures up to 99.97% of airborne particles including dust mites, pet dander, mold spores, plant pollens and debris
  • Filter has been treated with an anti-microbial agent to inhibit the growth of mold, mildew and odor-causing bacteria on the surface of the filter
40.39 $40.39
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 16" x 25" x 2"/15.5" x 24.5" x 1.75" Pleated Air Filter, 6/Pack (FB16X25X2_6)
Item : 2084617 / Model : FB16X25X2_6
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  • For use in furnaces and air conditioner systems
  • Disposable filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
45.99 $45.99
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GermGuardian® FLT4100 HEPA Replacement Filter E for AC4100 Air Purifier
Item : 1932882 / Model : FLT4100
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  • Filter should be replaced approximately every 6-8 months depending on use
  • Activated carbon absorbs household and pet odors
  • HEPA Filter captures 99% of dust and allergens. It is stored in the back of the main unit
23.39 $23.39
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 11 12" x 24" x 1"/11.75" x 23.75" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FA12X24N_4)
Item : 2084728 / Model : FA12X24N_4
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  • For Use in Furnaces and Air Conditioner Systems
  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
36.99 $36.99
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 11 16" x 20" x 1"/15.75" x 19.75" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FA16X20_4)
Item : 2084713 / Model : FA16X20_4
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  • For Use in Furnaces and Air Conditioner Systems
  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
34.19 $34.19
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Brighton Professional™ MERV 8 16" x 25" x 1"/15.75" x 24.75" Pleated Air Filter, 4/Pack (FB16X25_4)
Item : 2084587 / Model : FB16X25_4
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  • For Use in Furnaces and Air Conditioner Systems
  • Disposable Filter
  • Lasts up to 90 days
31.89 $31.89
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