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How an Air Purifier Can Improve Your Home

The global pandemic proved the importance of good indoor air quality. We’ve always dealt with airborne contaminants, but now more and more consumers are looking for ways to improve their air quality at home. Of course, hand washing, covering your mouth when coughing, and cleaning high-touch surfaces are still important – but now you can do even more. 

If you’re looking for enhanced air filtration in Maple Grove, MN, we can help. An air purifier is a great way to clean the air inside your home. An air purifier can work to remove everything from bad smells to viruses from the air. Keep reading to learn more about the five key ways an air purifier can improve your home’s air. 

Reduce the Number of Contaminants

Your air may be full of viruses, bacteria, mold, and other airborne particles that threaten your health. The problem is, you can’t see them so you don’t know. But if you’re getting sick more often than usual, that’s a sign of contaminants. An air purifier can remove these from the air as it circulates through your home to reduce the number of particles you breathe in. This can help you get sick less often.

Eliminate VOCs and Dust

Your health is also threatened by volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These particles can come from household cleaners, spray paint, smoke from cooking, etc. You may not even realize these particles are entering your air as you clean, cook, and go about your day. An air purifier means that you don’t have to give these activities a second thought. Be sure to read the rating on your air purifier so you understand what type of particles it can remove from the air.

Get Rid of Unpleasant Odors

In addition to harmful particles, an air purifier can also eliminate odors. You may not even realize that your home has any unpleasant odors because you live there and breathe the air every day. But sports equipment, dirty shoes, diapers, and pets can leave your home smelling less than its best. An air purifier can help to filter out bad smells so that you breathe air that’s clean in every way.

Make a Safe Investment 

There are many household gadgets that come with a long list of downsides. Sure, you get the reap some benefits, but usually by sacrificing in other ways. An air purifier doesn’t present any cons. They’re safe to use and easy to install. Air purifiers usually mount inside your air vents and ductwork so that they are out of sight and don’t pose trip hazards. Plus you don’t have to worry about an air purifier producing any chemicals. 

Improve Energy Efficiency 

Many consumers wonder how much their energy bill will increase after installing an air purifier. This doesn’t have to be a concern. While an air purifier does use some energy, it’s not significant. Plus an air purifier makes your AC unit more efficient, so you may even save on your energy bill. When your AC unit doesn’t have to work as hard to pull air through a dirty air filter, it can use more energy cooling your home instead of filtering it.

Contact Comfort Matters Heating, Cooling, & Plumbing today to schedule an appointment with our professionals. With you through THE HIGHS & LOWS!

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