1. Filtrete™ Brand science
Woman enjoying her morning air due to Filtrete™ Air Filters

Filtrete™ Brand science

For 25 years, Filtrete™ Filters have delivered cleaner air to millions of homes. As a result, Filtrete is the most trusted brand of indoor air cleaning filters on the market today.* Developed by 3M engineers to help capture airborne allergens, the Filtrete™ Filter media is electrostatically charged to act like tiny magnets that attract and capture microscopic particles from the air as it passes through the filter. Our dedicated technical team continues to develop innovative solutions to help improve indoor air quality.

Are you air aware?

See how Filtrete™ Filters use exclusive 3-in-1 technology to pull in and trap unwanted particles, allowing cleaner air to flow through.

  • Filtrete™ Air Filters micro particle rating video.

    Filtrete™ Filter Micro Particle Rating

  • Video detailing how Filtrete™ Air Filters are supercharged with proprieatary technology.

    Filtrete™ Filters Are Supercharged with Proprietary 3M Technology

  • Video detailing how Filtrete™ Air Filters deliver excellent air flow.

    Filtrete™ Filters Deliver Excellent Air Flow

  • Video detailing how Filtrete™ Air Filters can protect you from dust.

    Filtrete™ Dual-Action Micro Allergen Plus 2X Dust Defense

The inside of a Filtrete™ Air Filter capturing allergens

Anatomy of a filter

Filtrete™ Filter media is less than 15 percent fibre - the rest is air! The very low density allows air to flow through and helps the filter load through the depth of the media, not just on the surface.

A family enjoying every breath together with the reassurance that Filtrete™ Air Filters are improving their indoor air quality.

You take 20,000 breaths a day.

You take 20,000 breaths a day.

Staggering, isn't it? Keeping the air cleaner for you and your family is a top priority, and choosing the right air filter for your home is a key ingredient.

FIND A FILTER

3 reasons to buy Filtrete™ Brand filters

  • Reason 1

    Filtrete™ Electrostatic Air Filters feature exclusive Filtrete™ Brand 3-in-1 technology from 3M to pull in and trap unwanted particles, letting cleaner air flow through. Filtrete™ Healthy Living Filters help improve your indoor air quality by capturing particles like dust, pollen, pet dander, smoke, bacteria and viruses.

  • Reason 2

    A brand you can trust. For over 25 years, Filtrete™ Filters have delivered cleaner air to millions of homes, becoming a leader in residential air filtration. As a result, Filtrete™ brand is the most trusted brand for indoor air cleaning filters on the market today.*

  • Reason 3

    Specialized filter media allows for optimum airflow. Unlike fiberglass filters, Filtrete™ Filters help protect your heating and cooling system and improve your indoor air quality by cleaning the air as it passes through the filter.


  • Find a filter

    See which filter is right for your home

  • Where to buy

    Find Filtrete™ Filters in-store or online.

*Based on 2013 Burke Brand Health Tracking

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