Choosing an Air Purifier
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After a minor flooding incident in any home, it can be observed that some household members may suffer from nasal or bronchial allergies from time to time. And a common allergen is molds. Molds however do not have to be visible all the time. They may grow in spaces that are unseen but remain damp, and a once flooded home is a perfect breeding place for molds and fungus to grow. Flood Service San Diego Ace Restoration
For people with allergies, molds can be a trigger. Deep cleaning can help, but only professional mold removal services can finally remove all the molds and allergen from a home. But if home occupants do not have direct control on when to hire professional mold removal services maybe because then remedial measures may help. Deep cleaning and setting up of air purifiers may help. But how does one choose the best purifier in the market today?
The website Allergy and Air shared the many benefits of owning an air purifier. “Anyone with air-borne allergies, or living with a smoker, or living around a chemical-intensive commercial area will immediately notice improvements in air quality when an air purifier enters their life. An air purifier offers a perfect solution when someone in your family wants a pet cat, but mom or dad gets asthma from animal dander. Asthma currently afflicts around 24 million adults and children in the US. This is a chronic respiratory condition often resulting from an allergic reaction that may be relieved by a home air purifier. As polluted air flows into an air purifier, contaminants are efficiently eliminated. When the fresh, clean air flows out, it transforms your home, your lungs, your health and your life!”
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How to choose the best Air Purifier
The website Smart Cooky meantime shared the things to look for in an efficient air purifier. It said a good air purifier has to have a HEPA filter, a Pre-Filter, Activated Carbon Layer, Clean Air Delivery Rate and more. “Say no to ozone emitting devices – Steer clear of any technology in a purifier that emits ozone. According to EPA, (US Environmental Protection Agency), even “relatively low amounts of ozone can cause chest pain, coughing, shortness of breath and throat irritation.” Consumer Reports published in the year 2002/03 stated the fact that ionizing air purifiers gave almost, “no reduction in airborne particles”. According to EPA, ionizing and ozone air purifiers can be hazardous to health.”
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Air Purifier for Space?
The website Clean Alert meantime published a list of great air filters in the market, and one of which that they featured is the Airocide which is a NASA Air Purifier for allergies, asthma and chemical sensitive individuals. “No filters needed. The filtration system, its maker says, was first designed for NASA, to remove ethylene from the space shuttle so astronauts could grow food on long missions. Airocide rids the air of virtually 100% of harmful pathogens by eliminating them completely, including the main allergy triggers: mold, fungi, pollen, dust mites, viruses, bacteria, and VOCs. Compact size only weighs 9 lbs.”
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Buying an air purifier can be beneficial for homeowners with allergies. Property owners however have to keep in mind that only professional mold removal services can totally eradicate mold growth in a commerdial or residential building.