Hometown Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Purifier’

Portable Air Purifiers vs. Whole-Home Air Purifiers

Monday, January 15th, 2024

In today’s world, the quality of the air we breathe is more crucial than ever. With increasing pollution levels and the ever-present threat of allergens and airborne viruses, many homeowners are seeking ways to improve indoor air quality. 

Two popular options for achieving this are portable air purifiers and whole-home air purifiers. We’ll explore the differences between these two solutions and why whole-home air purifiers are often the superior choice.

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Try These Methods to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality 

Monday, July 4th, 2022

Most homeowners in our area don’t realize that their indoor air quality can actually be worse than the quality of the air outside. At least, this is the case without the right indoor air quality products and services in place. You see, modern homes are built very “tightly,” disallowing any air to escape in or out through drafty windows and doors. This is great news for your HVAC efficiency, but not so awesome for air quality.

The problem is, if contaminants, allergens, or even excess humidity make their way in through an open door or even though your ductwork, it all gets trapped in your living space, with no way out. But there are indoor air quality solutions that can resolve this! Read on to learn about a few of them.

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Signs Your Household Health Could Be Suffering

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Spring has been progressing right along, and if you’re like a good number of people throughout Concord and the surrounding area, that means allergy season is progressing right along too! This might mean you’re outdoors sneezing, or trying to relieve your scratchy eyes, or wondering if that dry and itchy throat is anything more than allergies.

Fortunately, you can look forward to getting home, swinging open the front door, and finding relief. But what if your indoor space doesn’t bring that relief?

Homeowners often don’t realize this, but their indoor air quality could actually be in worse shape than the quality of that outside. And for this problem, you may need to have a whole-home air purifier professionally installed. Read on to learn more!

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It’s Time to Breathe Easier At Home… Here’s How!

Monday, April 11th, 2022

The last couple of years have left many homeowners increasingly aware of their health, particularly when spending time indoors. The truth is too, long before that time indoor air quality actually suffered in many homes–in fact the indoor air quality of a home can be worse than the air quality outdoors, without the right products and services in place.

One of these products is an air purifier. Depending on the type of air purifier, this system can help eliminate particular contaminants from the air, to help ensure that your household stays as healthy as possible. Read on to learn more about the different types of air purifiers we install and service!

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Have You Gotten a Whole-House Air Purifier Installed Yet?

Monday, September 13th, 2021

When it comes to having a home comfort system installed in your home, naturally your budget is likely the first thing you think about. Not every homeowner is going to prioritize a whole-home indoor air quality product.

But if you have the option to, you really could benefit from such an installation! Especially in the case of air purifiers.

Sure, portable air purifiers can help a bit, but they are not a comprehensive solution to the problem of contaminants in the air throughout your entire home. A portable system is good for a room or too, and even then some air purifiers really only help with nothing more than dust and pet hair. Whole-home air purification is the way to go if you also want to tackle other common allergens, and even viruses. Read on to learn more!

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What Type of Air Purifier Is Best for Your Home?

Monday, March 15th, 2021

You’ve probably heard a lot about air purifiers in this past year. With the Coronavirus, it’s become a bit of a buzzword. Air purifiers are highly effective at eliminating viruses, and while none can completely eliminate the risk of virus transmission, there have been laboratory tests done showing that some air purifiers, such as UV air purifiers, can significantly reduce the risk of COVID transmission.

And air purifiers are not just to protect against virus transmission. They also reduce allergens, which is great news for anyone in your household who suffers from allergies or asthma.

There are a variety of factors that can impact your indoor air quality, and there are also a variety of air purification options to help resolve IAQ problems. Which one is best? Well, there are a lot to sift through! There are different types of air purifiers out there, like the UV air purifier we mentioned above, or electronic and ionic air purifiers. Which is best for your home? Read on for help determining this!

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