UV Light For AC: Does It Protect Against Viruses?

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While the recent coronavirus pandemic appears to be receding, new variants give health officials cause for concern. Even as the immediate threat fades, the emergence of other viruses is only a matter of time. Frequent hand washing and the disinfection of hard surfaces is a good way to keep people safe from infection, but we […]

How to Test Dust in Home to Reduce Allergens

How to Test for Dust in the Home

Many Americans suffer from allergies in the home. Common household allergens include mold, pollen, and pet dander. Pollen is a seasonal allergy, mold can be prevented, and owning pets is a choice, but dust is everywhere. Making a home 100 percent dust-free is not an option, however, knowing what is in the dust helps eliminate […]

Air Purifier for Allergy Symptoms: Choose the Best

Air Purifier for Allergies

If you are affected by seasonal allergies you are in good company. Over 50 million people experience some type of allergy each year. Allergies are number six in the list of causes of chronic illness. Summer is an especially difficult time. As bad as outdoor allergens such as pollen and spores can be, indoor allergens […]

Indoor Air Quality Testing: 6 Need to Knows

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You may have heard that the air inside your home is as polluted as the air outside. That’ true. In fact, it may contain more pollutants than the air outside. This poses a risk to the health of workers in office buildings as well as at home. The risk is greater for young children, the […]

Air Purifier Placement: 7 Tips for Best Results

Air Purifier Placement

The correct placement of an air-cleaning device improves efficiency by up to 20 percent so it’s an important part of improving the indoor air quality of your home or office. Even if you place identical models of air cleaners in the same building, they will operate differently and get different results. Read on for more […]

Where to Have Dust Analyzed for Harmful Particles

Where to have dust analyzed

Dust is an unfortunate part of life. Dust particles travel through the air and land on hard surfaces like floors, tabletops, and counters as well as soft surfaces like carpeting, rugs, curtains, and upholstery. We can’t prevent dust from forming but we can increase cleaning and use air purifiers to remove particles from the air. […]

HEPA Air Purifiers Fight COVID at Home; Dr. Fauci Agrees 

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Dr. Fauci and the Air Purifier Dr. Fauci recommends the use of HEPA air purifiers to help keep indoor air free of the virus. Since COVID-19 has kept many of us in our homes for more than a year. It’s good to know that some level of normalcy is not far away. It’s also good […]

Nursing Home Air Purifiers Protect Seniors

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Seniors in nursing homes need extra protection against the spread of viruses. This segment of the population continues to suffer from the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, eight out of ten COVID-19 deaths in the United States are people 65 and older. Seniors age 85 and older face the greatest risk from the virus. This, of […]

Classroom Air Purifiers Keep Students Safer

Classroom Air Purifiers

As the debate about school re-openings continues, one thing is for certain, it must be done safely. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers guidelines on how schools should reopen safely There’s no question that children benefit from in-person learning and at the university level, students and staff remain anxious to return to the […]

Spring Cleaning Reduces Home Allergens

Spring Cleaning

As winter ends, our thoughts turn to spring. It’s a time when we open windows to get fresh air flowing into our homes. It’s also a time for cleaning projects. Clean homes and clean air limit the number of indoor allergens. So, take charge of your spring cleaning this year with our room-by-room guide. Use […]