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Do Air Purifiers Really Work?

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In fact, the air purifiers do help us clean up our air. However, people still have many misunderstandings about the functions of the air purifier.


1: Air purifiers can remove viruses and germs.

Many air purifier manufacturer often tout the addition of ultra violet for the killing of viruses. In most air purifiers, the amount of time that allergens have in front of ultra violet light is not sufficient to kill them. Only a few air purifiers have an enhanced HEPA filter sufficient to capture viruses, or a technology such as a sterilizer which uses heat to kill pathogens.


2: If you have allergies, air purifiers are a silver bullet and you will not have to do anything else.

An air purifier is only part of your allergy control program. The problem is that some allergens like pollen are heavy, and fall to the floor or furniture before an air purifier has time to catch them. Some remedial actions require clean up and rearranging your home environment to be more allergy friendly; others require the use of allergy relief products.


3: Air purifiers with HEPA filters can remove odors.

HEPA filters actually can not remove odors, and it is only achieved through an air purifier that contains several pounds of carbon in a separate filter.


4: Air purifiers will take care of all odors in your home so you don’t have to bother with common housekeeping.

Many people think that if they have an air purifier, it can purifier all the bad smells and dirty things. In fact, air purifiers only work for odors if they have several pounds of high grade carbon in them, but good hygiene and removing the cause of the odor is a better solution.


5: Air purifiers will eliminate the need to ever dust again.

A common misunderstanding is thinking that air purifiers will lift the dust off the surfaces of your furniture so that you will never have to dust again. Exactly the opposite of what any allergy sufferer might want, so you’ll still going to need a good HEPA vacuum cleaner and microfiber dust cloth to dust your furniture and floors.


6: If an air purifier has a HEPA filter in it, it must do a good job.

Unfortunately, even if an air purifier has a HEPA filter, the filters vary in size and construction quality, which isn’t discernible to the average consumer. Moreover, other design factors in an air purifier may prevent it from being truly effective, meaning the non-purified air can just leak all around the filter and escape back into the room.


7: If you have allergies, you should never open your windows.

It is not true, every house needs a certain amount of fresh air exchange every day. If you don’t have an automatic fresh air exchanger, you should consider opening the windows for an hour each day. Let the air purifier take over after that.


8: If you have dust mite allergies, the first thing you need to do is buy an air purifier.

Actually, this isn’t true! The first thing you should do is buy dust mite covers for your bedding, since dust mites tend to congregate in warm, moist environments. An air purifier just can capture dust mite fragments that have become airborne.


9: It doesn't matter what speed you run your air purifier - it'll do a good job at any speed.

People will often run their air purifier at low speeds in order not to hear fan noise, not realizing that it actually reduces the square footage an air purifier will effectively cover. If you don't choose an air purifier with fans capable of running at high speeds without too much noise, then it's best to turn your air purifier up to high a couple of hours before you go to bed; then turn it on low for the rest of the night.


10: All air purifiers can remove tobacco smoke.

What air purifiers actually do is remove the particles floating in the air left behind when people have been smoking. Most air purifiers - except for a select few which have been specially designed remove the odor or toxic gases associated with smoke - are not capable of doing this.


The air purifier plays an important role in the quality of the environment, but your air purifier need to equip a high-performance air filter, good air filter allows you to purify your air with twice the result with half the effort. As a professional China air filter manufacturer and supplier, BLUESKY offers you filter products of all kinds and specifications.

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