Why Would I Need An Air Purifier?

Many think of air pollution primarily in terms of a problem confined to the outdoors, but the fact of the matter is that indoor air quality is often much worse than the quality of the air outside. Fortunately, you can take several simple steps that will boost the air quality in your home. One of the most effective tools you can incorporate in your fight against poor indoor air is an air purifier.

Purpose of Air Purifiers

After a rise in respiratory problems and allergic reactions, several government and independent health organizations found that indoor air may contain high levels of contaminants. Some of these pollutants, such as pollen, come from the outside the home. Others are produced by our activities (dust, smoke, exhaust from gas stoves, and pesticides). Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), are also gaseous in nature, and come from typical household products such as paint, chemical cleaners, varnish, and carpets.

Air purifiers remove pollutants including bacteria, viruses, pet dander, and mold. They effectively remove particles as small as 30 to 1.0 microns in size. Air purifiers trap and kill the pathogens as indoor air cycles through its filter; which it does up to eight times per hour.

Other Benefits of Air Purifiers

Air purifiers provide a number of important benefits. Most importantly, they are beneficial to your family’s health, especially if anyone in the home suffers from respiratory problems. Other benefits of air purifiers include the following:

  • Helping to reduce respiratory flare-ups.
  • Eliminating or reducing noxious odors and lingering smells.
  • They are easy to maintain.
  • By improving air flow, air purifiers help to reduce the strain on your HVAC system.

If you live in the area surrounding Trinity, Texas, and worry about the quality of the air in your home, WA Air Conditioning, your local, full-service HVAC company, can provide you with highly efficient air purifiers and other indoor air quality products. Call us at 936-594-5603 for more information about air purifiers or our indoor air quality services.

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September 18, 2015 8:10 pm