When it comes to air purifiers, there is a lot of information that you should know if you are considering buying one. Our multiple air purifier information guides should go some way in helping you get the information that you need. Let’s look at some of the topics that we cover in our various information guides.
Ionic Air Purifiers are often cheap and easy to maintain. The question however is whether they are effective at air purification
Negative ion generators are supposed to reduce solid pollutants and improve your health by the production of negative ions. Lets find out how these devices actually work
Being a cat parent involves dealing with cat fur and dander. Find out if an air purifier can help in removing cat dander from the air
Being a dog parent involves dealing with dog fur and dander. Find out if an air purifier can help in removing dog dander from the air
Dogs are the most lovable pets. Our furry friends do shed a lot of hair though. Find out if an air purifier can deal with dog hair
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are a class of gaseous pollutant that have higher concentrations indoors than outdoors. Lets find out if air purifiers can effectively deal with VOCs.
Carbon monoxide is often known as the silent killer. Find out if an air purifier can help against this air pollutant.
Cats are interesting and loving pets. Our kitty friends do shed a lot of hair though. Find out if an air purifier can deal with cat hair.
Dust mites are a very common allergen found in 4 out of 5 American homes. It is estimated that 20 million Americans suffer from dust mite allergies. Find out if an air purifier can help in removing dust mites.
Wildfires are now almost an annual phenomenon in large parts of the USA. Find out how an air purifier can help in these conditions.
African Greys are highly intelligent birds and are full of character. Find out if an air purifier can help you in dealing with bird dust/dander.
We do not recommend that you get an ionic air purifier for your home, find out why
You might have heard that HEPA filters can cause you to get sick. This is far from the truth and HEPA filters are in fact great for your health. Find out why.
Air Purifiers today come with multiple options when it comes to the filters that you can kit them out with. Our article looks at the various filter options available and what each of the filters are useful for. You will learn more about HEPA filters, activated carbon filters, Ultra Violet light filters, Air Ionizers and more.
An important fact to be considered about air purifiers is their effect on the humidity within your room. In this article, we explain the effect on humidity that your air purifier has. Spoiler Alert: an Air Purifier has almost negligible effect on the humidity within your room. We will also look at why they do not cause an increase in the humidity and what are the most efficient ways for you to increase or decrease the humidity within your room.
When looking at purchasing an air purifier you will come across the acronym HEPA a lot. HEPA stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air and is a scientific standard with defined values. All HEPA filters need to be certified that they are indeed meeting this standard. In this article we look at what the HEPA standard is and what are the various marketing tactics being used by air purifier manufacturers when it comes to HEPA
Another common term you will come across when talking about air purifiers is an air ionizer. Manufacturers are claiming that air ionizers are more effective than traditional methods of air purification. Claims are also being made that air ionizers will improve your health by releasing pure negative ions into your room. We will find out if these claims are true.
AHAM verified is a common term slapped on by many air purifier manufacturers. We take a look at what this means and what bearing it has on your purchase of an air purifier.
CADR stands for Clean Air Delivery Rate. These ratings are provided for a large number of air purifiers. What do they actually mean though and what should know about them? Lets find out in this article.
Air Purifiers that have a built-in air ionizer can produce small amounts of Ozone. Now since Ozone is classified as a lung irritant, you need to be careful while using such devices. In this article, we go into the details of everything you need to know about Air Purifiers and Ozone.
Once you get a new air purifier, it can be hard to know how long you should run it for. 24 hours a day? just at night? maybe on auto mode during the day? We dive into these questions and come up with some ideas on how you can make the most of your new air purifier.
If you live in a hot and/or humid place, you probably have an air conditioning system set up for your home already. In such a case, does it make sense to get a stand alone air purifier? We try to weigh the pros and cons to give you more tools to think about whether you should get an air purifier when you already have an air conditioner.
If you are thinking of purchasing a replacement filter for your air purifier, you might have seen that there are brands which make filters for multiple air purifier devices and which appear to be significantly cheaper than the branded replacement filters. So should you be purchasing these off-brand air purifier replacement filters or are you better off purchasing the branded ones even though they may be more expensive. Hint: the branded ones are better for you and your health.
You might have seen some air purifiers being advertised with permanent and washable filters. These ifD filters as they are called, use a slightly different technology compared to HEPA filtration. These filters never need to be replaced and you can easily wash them when they get dirty. Apart from being good for the environment, these filters have other great features. Currently, Honeywell is the only major manufacturer of air purifiers with ifD filters. We take a look at all things ifD in this article.
Apart from HEPA filters, the most common kind of filter you will come across in air purifiers is the Activated Carbon filter. Activated Carbon filters are used for the removal of odors, gases and volatile organic compounds present in the air. These filters work by trapping gases on their surface. Activated Carbon is the most widely used material when it comes to removal of gaseous pollutants present in the air. We take a look at how activated carbon filters work and what you should know about them.
One of the most common reasons why people consider buying an air purifier is to reduce the symptoms of their respiratory allergies. What exactly is a respiratory allergy, what are some of its most common causes. How do air purifiers help with respiratory allergies? These are some of the questions that we will delve into.
You might have noticed that some air purifiers are being offered with a new kind of filter called HEGA. HEGA stands for High Efficiency Gas Absorption and as you might have guessed from the name, these filters are used for the removal of odors, gases and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). We take a look at how HEGA and HEPA filters are different and how they differ from each other.
HEGA filters are one of the newest air purification technologies being introduced into air purifiers. This technology is an alternative to traditional activated carbon filters. HEGA filters are much more compact and as efficient if not more as comapred to traditional activated carbon filters.
3D Printers are helping makers and tinkerers around the world in bringing their creations to life. A side effect of 3D printing is that they produce a concentrated dose of air pollutants – both particulates as well as gases. We look at why it is a very good idea to get an air purifier if you are using a 3D printer at home.
Lets dive into how long it might take for your new air purifier to start working. We will also look at all the factors that affect the time it takes for an air purifier to start having an effect in your room.
Air Purifiers are known for removing particulate pollutants, lets find out if they are also effective in removing odors.
If you have heavy air pollution in your area, how long does it take for your air purifier to start having an effect
Air Purifiers require periodic replacement of their filters. Find out what happens if you dont do this at the right time interval.