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There are many factors that contribute to how successful – or not – a company can be. Some are obvious, like good marketing strategies, while others are less obvious, like answering the phone in a timely manner or sending follow-up emails to ensure a customer is happy. In general, you want to score high marks in competitive advantage, superior management, and stellar market leadership.
Here at Filtration Montreal, we don’t claim to have all the answers but we DO know what our Canadian customers crave, and that’s personalized attention, low prices, and FAST service. We know our customers could just as easily head to the local Home Depot and walk out of the store with filters in hand (although this isn’t always true…more on this later). Immediate gratification – that’s the one solid advantage brick and mortar stores have over virtual ones.
However, we think that spurs us on to provide two essential offerings to our customers that will make them think twice before visiting the store: FREE shipping and (most times) same-day shipping and next-day arrival. Orders placed via Canada Post in the morning usually ship that same day, arriving on your doorstep the next. Plus, we make it easy on your wallet, too, by offering free shipping. That’s our thanks to you for shopping with us.
We also know it’s true that you won’t always have an easy time finding the furnace filters you need in the home improvement stores. That’s because those stores aren’t very good at stocking a variety of sizes, and are often out of stock of the ones they DO carry. Filters take up a lot of space on their shelves, which limits their ability to put other, more profitable things there for consumers to buy. The result? Your visit to the store for filters could consist of you peering at the shelves, shuffling things around, asking a clueless clerk for the size you need only to be told they don’t have any more in the back. You leave the store with no filters and no patience. Not a good way to spend a Saturday, is it?
Instead, you could take a few minutes to check the size of your existing furnace filters, search our site for the correct size, place your order, pay for it, and get on with your day – all without leaving your living room couch. If you, by chance, order the wrong size or your package doesn’t show up when it’s supposed to (very rare), all you have to do is pick up the phone and call us (we’re real human beings, not a cavernous phone system where robots talk to you incessantly). We’ll get to the bottom of it, rectify it, and make sure you’re happy. Instead of another trip to the store to stand for a half hour in the returns line, you’ve gotten a resolution to your problem with one phone call -- again, from your couch.
Try us today…we guarantee you won’t deal with those big-box stores again. Plus, who doesn’t like free shipping?
As we stare 2017 in the face, this is a time for personal reflection on the year that has passed as well as hope for the future to come. Most people make resolutions to lose weight, make more money, quit smoking, or be a better person. To that, we say: great! But we ask that you take on [...]
Higher numbers must mean higher quality, right? Well, not necessarily so when it comes to furnace filters for your home. Let’s explain. First off, the original purpose of furnace filters was to protect your HVAC system from falling victim to clogs or large particles that can really mess with the coils, vents and ducts. The past several years have brought [...]
We’ve been talking a lot about MERV ratings on furnace filters a lot lately. We hope you’ve been learning lots of tips and information! If not, here’s a brief synopsis about MERV, what it stands for, what it represents and what it means to you. MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value.MERV was developed by the American Society of [...]
You may have heard of the terms MERV and microns, but do you know what they mean? MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value and this rating system is designed to illustrate a filter’s performance by particle size, ranging from 0.3 – 10 microns, with a value based on the lowest, or minimum, efficiency for any given filter. The [...]
When buying your furnace filters, you likely have to choose which MERV rating you want. If you don’t know what this means, or think it doesn’t matter, we’re here to help. First, let’s go over the importance of having furnace filters in the first place.These important elements are designed to protect your HVAC system’s interior from dust and dirt, [...]
When choosing the best brand of furnace filter for your home, you may come up against a variety of options that confuse you. Does brand really matter? And where does MERV come into it all? In the end, the one you choose will depend on your filtration and air quality needs. As a typical residential home owner, you’re fine [...]
We’ve been talking a lot lately about MERV ratings, what they are and their importance in choosing the best filter for your residential system. To review, MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. This is a system designed to minimize confusion on air filters and their capabilities, showing consumers which environmental pollutants MERV-rated filters can trap. Overall, the system ranges [...]
….and Other Things You’ve Always Wanted to KnowAs a consumer, you likely have a lot of questions about the products you buy regularly but you may not stop to think about the answers. When placing your order for furnace filters, it may cross your mind to wonder just what those filters are made of and why they’re necessary. We are [...]
Winter is around the corner: have you neglected this necessary checkup?If you’re like most Canadians, you have at least turned on the heat once or twice to get the house warmed up, even if you’re not relying on it day after day, all day, just yet. However, turning your furnace on for the winter is foolhardy if you haven’t [...]