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How Air Purifiers Can Protect Your Home

The Impact Air Purifiers Can Have on Indoor Air Quality

The current virus has brought up a lot of worries about the quality of the air you’re breathing. With an airborne virus, you can never be too careful about what you’re breathing in. Besides, it’s always a good idea to keep your lungs in the best shape possible. With an air filter, you can be protected from the particulate matter of certain chemicals or smoke, which is caught by the filter.

Air filter replacements can help prevent certain lung diseases and can even reduce the impact of spring allergies! These filters reduce the number of dangerous particulates you’re breathing in. Here is a little information on how air filters can provide for your health and safety during this time.

How Are Air Purifiers Constructed?

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There are several different types of air purifiers, which accomplish different aspects of keeping the air in a room clean. Some, such as HEPA filters, allow air to pass through a filter so that it is cleaner when it enters your home.

There are also ionizing purifiers, which give a positive charge to passing particles so that they will stick to a negatively charged wall and be prevented from passing into your home.

Then, there are absorbents, which use items such as activated charcoal to ‘catch’ substances. Finally, some purifiers use UV light that can destroy bacteria and viruses. Different air purifiers may protect you from different kinds of contaminants, so it’s important to keep in mind what kind of protection you’re looking for if you’re on the market for a new air purifier.

Make Sure Your Quarantine Space Has the Right Airflow!

quarantineAir purifiers can protect people from viruses by providing an isolated environment from the outside world. Outside, a single sneeze can launch particles up to six feet.

Inside, and with the right filter, you have a decreased risk of running into something harmful and potentially deadly. If you’re social distancing in your own home, it’s important that you are able to protect yourself as much as possible.

You are likely cleaning your doorknobs, tables, and washing your hands right now, so why not make sure that you are breathing the best quality air as well? Additionally, placing an air purifier in a room where a member of your family is quarantining can also help combat impurities in the air and increase comfort.

Get the Right Information

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No matter what, make sure you always do your own research. Never take anything at face value when it comes to protecting yourself and your health. Be wary of anyone trying to sell you ‘coronavirus cures’ during this unprecedented time.

If you do choose to use an air filter, make sure you know which health risks will be minimized by that specific filter. After you’ve done your research, the people and companies you trust should be the ones who you know are giving you truthful information.

About Wolfgang’s Cooling & Heating

Wolfgang’s Cooling & Heating has been providing award-winning services since 1982. They serve customers throughout the Mesa, AZ area, and focus on offering personalized service and transparent pricing. Contact their experts today to get the help you need to create a healthier home and environment.


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