Spring Clean the Air Within Your Niagara Falls Home

March 02, 2015

There are a number of way that people react to spring but, the first instinct is to open those windows and doors, letting that fresh air into your Niagara Falls area home. Cleaning the house top to bottom usually follows, from dry cleaning the drapes to polishing the windows as the spring sun shines in. However, spring cleaning the surfaces of your home does not clean what should be the primary aspect of your home: the air.

Cleansing the air around you in your home will take more than a dust mitt and vacuum. While some dust may coat surfaces, the majority is still floating in the air, recirculating through the house and HVAC system. The only way to get your home truly clean this spring is to buy an air filtration system.

Choosing the Best Air Filtration System for Your Niagara Falls Area Home

When it comes to air filtration and purification, there are many different options to choose from. Usually HVAC systems have at least a basic filter that will trap the larger particles and take them out of 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 options 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 top choices in air cleaning, air cleaners and purifiers should be able to remove the largest percentage of impurities from the air. They are larger, providing the kind of air purity that is expected in a surgical environment.
  • Media air cleaners. The middle-grade air filtration system is the media air cleaner. These are still highly effective in removing a significant percentage of particles from the air, including dust, dander, pollen and other allergens.
  • Basic air filters. The least desirable air filtration option is the basic air filter. These filters will remove larger particles, yet unfortunately they 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. Filters of this caliber can capture the smallest microbes and can takeaway 99.97% of contaminants from the air, leaving behind pure air that is safe and healthy to breathe.

When you catch “spring fever” and begin thoroughly cleaning your home, make sure you think about your indoor air. To learn more about the air filtration options available for your Niagara Falls area home, speak to your HVAC specialist at Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to evaluate which option works best for you.

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