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Indoor air pollution is a more common health risk than you might think. The best way to control or eliminate the risk of indoor air pollution is to invest in an air cleaner for your home. It can also help to ventilate the home with cleaner outdoor air. The air cleaning units are designed to remove pollutants from the indoor air. Some of these air cleaners are designed to be installed in the ductwork of the central heating and ventilating system of your home. This will make it easier to clean all the air in your home when the air cleaner is in operation. Air cleaners can also be portable. These are used to clean the air in a single room or specific area. The portable air cleaners are not designed for filtration of the whole home.

 

When choosing an air cleaner there are some things to take into consideration before you purchase it. If you are not sure what type is right for your home, make sure to contact us and we can recommend one. In-duct air cleaning devices will need to have certain installation requirements met. There should be sufficient access for inspection during the use, repair, or maintenance of the air cleaner. While the device will clean the air, it cannot control the gasses or odors that may be left behind. This could include gas-phase pollutants from cigarette smoke or other odors. The noise the air cleaner makes can also be an issue. This is because portable air cleaners contain a fan. Ones without a fan are generally less effective than units with a fan in them.

 

Particulate pollutants in the home can affect you or your family members. These can include dust, smoke, pollen, or animal dander. It could also include particles generated from combustion appliances like cooking stoves. Particles from tiny organisms such as dust mites, mold, bacteria, or viruses can also affect the air quality in your home. Gaseous pollutants come from any combustion process in your home. These would include gas cooking stoves or vehicle exhaust. Pollutants can also come from building materials, furnishings, as well as the use of products like adhesives, paints, varnishes, or cleaning products. By investing in an air cleaner, you can help to improve the air quality in your home.