I live in a house full of allergy sufferers. Not your mild sniffle and itchy eye allergies either. I am talking swollen eyes, stuffy nose, take multiple allergy medicines and still miss school type allergy sufferers. I know there is nothing I can do to prevent my kids from coming into contact with dirt and pollen, unless I want to have them live in a bubble during the spring, but I do take reasonable precautions to limit the effects of their allergies. We replace the air filters in our home monthly, they shower every night before they get into bed, we stay in on windy days, and we keep the windows and doors to the house shut.
One thing I have to admit I never thought about was the cabin air filter in my car. The cabin air filter filters out the air that enters your car through the ventilation system. We owned our previous mini van for almost 10 years and never once did I change the cabin air filter. When I learned that FRAM Fresh Breeze cabin air filters filter out 98% of the dust, dirt, and allergens that enter through the ventilation system, I knew I wanted to give it a try.
I wish I had the cabin air filter from my old minivan. I can imagine it was pretty gross. We have had this van for a month and you can already see the dust that was in the old filter. I can only imagine what got THROUGH this cabin air filter. The cabin air filter that came with the car when it was new is much flimsier and lighter weight than the new FRAM cabin air filter I installed.
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