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Cottonwood Filters Prevent HVAC Problems


Spring is in the air, and so are the cottonwood seeds; which means it’s time to talk about

cottonwood filters. These filters are mounted on the exterior of your unit’s air intake, and

screen out airborne debris. Yes, they do screen that pesky cottonwood fiber, but they’ll also

prevent other airborne particles and trash from entering the air intake and fouling cooling

towers, heat exchangers and other integral HVAC parts.

Why use cottonwood filters? Because cottonwood filters can save you time, money and

headaches. Think of it this way: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Cottonwood filters prevent mechanical failure due to clogged filters. They can:

  • Prevent condenser coils from getting dirty or clogged;
  • Prevent compressor failure due to dirty coils;
  • Reduce the number of service calls for coil maintenance;
  • Reduce energy costs by helping your system run more efficiently;
  • Prevent system failure and downtime.

Is it worthwhile to invest in cottonwood filters? Yes, and we recommend that you contact Twin

City Filter Service to order cottonwood filters and screens for your units before those seeds do

any damage. Cottonwood filters are available in a tremendous range of sizes, from residential

to industrial cooling towers.

Summarily, cottonwood filters save time, money and repairs. They prevent problems before

they start. They’re especially a necessity during the spring when extra airborne debris can

quickly make your HVAC system less efficient or even breakdown.

Twin City Filter Service stocks a wide range of HVAC air filters, including cottonwood filters. We

also make custom HVAC filters. Visit Twin City Filter Service at 2529 25th Ave. So. in

Minneapolis or call (612) 721-4000 for assistance. We ship same day to customers coast to

coast, and offer next day delivery in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota and North


About Us

For over 70 years Twin City Filter has been a family business providing both filter service and filter sales. We began serving the Greater Twin Cities Metro Area and grew into a coast to coast, border to border business.

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We provide filters, custom filters and service to contractors, office complexes, condos, business parks, colleges, and other industrial, commercial and residential developments.