Worried about running out of air filters

The quarantine was poor enough, but now because of all these forest fires everything is turned up another level.

2020 is one corker of a year, isn’t it? Over the last few months our wifey and I have played every card game, dice game, board game, video game, and job playing game that the people I was with and I have! Every one of us have played them all to death, then the fires have us more trapped and indoors than COVID ever did, thanks to all the smoke in the air, and the people I was with and I have totally run out of things to do, and i thought it was strenuous being trapped inside before, but with all this smoke making the air quality dangerous, the people I was with and I are more trapped than ever! On a whim I went and checked the air filter in our central Heating and Air Conditioning system, as I realized i had not changed it in a couple of months.

I was blown away at how dirty the air filter was, thanks to all this extra debris and smoke in the air! Even with the doors and windows kept closed at all times, the smoke was infiltrating our house and clogging up the air filter! Thankfully I had a few spare air filters, but just to be safe I kept the dirty one to see if I could scrub it up to recover it. I would appreciate not to use an seasoned dirty air filter, but if I have no choice in the matter than I will make do! I hope these fires go away soon, so the air filter thing never becomes a real problem.

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