Why is Air Purification Important?

Having clean fresh air in your home is important for your health and the health of your loved ones. The good news is that air purifiers make it easier than ever to have clean air, at least in your home. So, why is air purification important? Here are some of the benefits of clean air.

Manage Air Pollutants
Air pollutants are potent to say the least. The World Health Organization say that around 8 million people die each year from air pollutants in the home. Home pollutants can come from cooking, heating, building materials, paint, mold, and gas.

Some products designed to tackle the issue of stale air, such as air fresheners and scented candles, can actually make things worse. Air fresheners have chemicals in them and candles create smoke. The amount of smoke a candle builds up is small, but not quite negligent.

It can be challenging to adjust your habits to keep the air clean, but the health benefits make it all worthwhile.

Control Pet Dander
We all love our pets, but their dander is an issue that can’t be ignored. Any furry animal leaves behind flecks of fur and skin called dander. This dander triggers allergic reactions or exacerbate the symptoms of conditions like asthma. Pet allergens sink into fabrics including clothes, drapes, and bedding.

An air purifier or air conditioner can help to manage the problem of pet dander. Every AC and purifier come with a filter that collects pet dander and other pollutants. Just be sure to change the filter on a regular basis so that it keeps up the good work. You’ll also find it helps to keep your pet groomed and clean.

Improved Health
Everyone understands the health risks of breathing in dirty air. The dirty air from outside can easily get into your home, which is another reason to consider air conditioning and air purification. Breathing clean air improves organ health which leads to an overall healthier and stronger you. Breathing unclean air stresses your lungs and other organs as they work to purify it themselves.

The oxygen you breathe goes to your brain, so breathing in dirty air causes mental fog. Use an air purifier for better health and brain function.

Control Allergies
Most people only have to worry about allergies during the spring and summer, but poor-quality air can cause allergic reactions all-year-round. Air conditioners can help to manage these allergens to keep allergic reactions at bay.

Allergic reactions can be caused by pesticides, cleaners, and a range of other factors. Make sure your HVAC unit is properly maintained for the best allergen-controlling results.

Outdoor Elements
It’s true the air outside your house is much dirtier than the air inside it, but opening the door brings some of that bad air in. You can also bring in the outdoors through grime, dirt, fungi, bacteria, and other harmful elements.

These outdoor elements stick to furniture and carpets but can be removed with an air purifier. Walking on a carpet knocks the particles back into the air where they can do more damage. Having an air purifier or air conditioner helps to control harmful elements.

Steven Cooper

Refrigeration and air conditioning engineer with over thirty years hands on experience.