Spring is approaching and after the tough winter we have had, the most common instinct is to open those windows and doors, letting that fresh air into your Voorhees area home. Oftentimes spring cleaning is not far behind, from dry cleaning the drapes to washing the windows as the spring sun shines in. However, wiping down the surfaces of your home does not clean the really important aspect of your home: the air.
To rid your home of the dust and allergens accumulated from winter, it will take more than a dust mitt and vacuum. While a lot of dust lands on surfaces, the majority is still floating in the air, recirculating through the house and HVAC system. The best way to get your home ”the cleanest” of clean this spring is to invest in an air filtration system.
Choosing the Appropriate Air Filtration System for Your Voorhees Area Home
When discussing air filtration and purification, there are many different options to choose from. Usually HVAC systems have at least a standard filter that will catch the larger particles and remove them from your air. While this is a start, to have clean, fresh air that is free of molds, dusts and other allergens you need a higher quality filtration system.
There are three basic alternatives when it comes to air filtration: air cleaners and purifiers; 2) media air cleaners and 3) basic air cleaners or filters.
- Air cleaners and purifiers. The leaders in air cleaning, air cleaners and purifiers should be able to remove the highest percentage of impurities from the air. They are larger, providing the kind of air purity that is expected in a medical environment.
- Media air cleaners. The mid-level air filtration system is the media air cleaner. These are still impressively effective in removing a significant percentage of particles from the air, including dust, dander, pollen and other allergens.
- Basic air filters. The smallest and weakest air filtration option is the basic air filter. These filters will remove larger particles, however let many of the micro allergens pass through and back into the air.
The top rated air filtration systems use HEPA filters, which is the highest standard in air quality. These filters can capture the smallest microbes and can eliminate 99.97% of contaminants from the air, leaving behind fresh air that is safe and healthy to breathe.
When you think “spring cleaning” this year, make sure you think about your indoor air. To learn more about the air filtration options available for your Voorhees area home, chat with your HVAC specialist at Atmostemp Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to find out which option works best for you.