The summer of 2020 is turning into the summer where some of us explore “the great indoors”, spending more time inside while also keeping the health of our family in mind more than ever. So when it comes to breathing clean, fresh air in your home, what can be done? Is an air purifier worth it? If so, what kind?
In addition to being the oil delivery company that Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester counties have counted on since 1932, Anyzek is also who homeowners go to for their heating, cooling, plumbing, and indoor air quality needs. Here’s what you should know about improving your indoor air quality.
Finding the Best Home Air Purifier
The short answer is: yes, an air purifier can make your home healthier. However, there is one caveat: It depends on the type of air purification system, and one is much more effective than the other.
Single Room or Portable Air Purifiers
A single room or portable air purifier can be plugged directly into the wall for use in the room that needs purification. These devices can utilize many different methods to remove particles from the air, with varying degrees of effectiveness. However, even the best single room air purifiers are only going to be effective in the room they are operating in.
Whole Home Air Purifiers
Whole home air purifiers utilize many of the same purification methods. However, they are able to purify much more of your indoor air, since they are installed in your central heating and cooling system. They clean the air throughout your entire home, making for a much more effective and efficient purification process.
Which Contaminants Can an Air Purifier Remove?
There are multiple ways that contaminants can infiltrate your breathing air, and once they do it can be near impossible to remove them without proper purification or ventilation. These contaminants can come from the outdoors, like:
Dust and dirt
Pollen and other allergens
Moisture and humidity
There are also many contaminants that can come from inside your home, like:
Chemicals from cleaning products
Volatile organic compounds from off-gassing
Mold and bacteria
Some whole home air purification systems can actually reduce up to 99% of the bacteria and viruses in your home, through purification methods like UV light.
Increase the Health of Your Home with Anyzek
Wondering why your house is always dusty, or why your home is causing breathing problems for you or your family members? Anyzek can help you understand your indoor air quality issues, and why your allergies are worse when you’re at home. Get in touch with our team today, and ask how the right air purification or filtration system can improve your indoor air quality as you spend more time in your home this summer.