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Best Air Purifier for a Large Room 2021 don’t buy a “useless” one

Large rooms are a delight, a place where the whole family can be together in plenty of space. However, air purification is a problem because of the volume of air that needs to be processed. So many air purifiers are not suitable. After much thought and data gathering here is my recommendation for a large …

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Best Air Purifier for Mold 2021-an essential feature limits mold “exposure”

To find mold in your home is such a disappointment, I should know I have been there and I have asthma. One day I found old paper files being eaten by mold in my basement and in the basement my asthma was terrible. We brought air purifiers, dehumidifiers and had some constuction work done. Everything …

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Best Air Purifier for Smoke 2021?-top 3 choices will “surprise” you (or not)

We all know to avoid smoke for the sake of our health. Smoke is particularly toxic to human health because it not only contains particle pollution but also chemical pollution. So it is not surprising that wildfire smoke has twice the impact on respiratory health compared to particles from other sources. We cannot avoid wildfire …

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What’s the Best Air Purifier Mask?-the Wrong Technology Does Not Help

Like me, you may have become gradually more concerned about air pollution over the years. Surprisingly, in the United States poor air quality, especially particulate pollution, is a very significant cause of death and disability. So it is natural to consider the options for an anti pollution mask. So I wanted to find an effective …

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Best 4 Medical Grade Air Purifiers-For Asthma and Other Allergic Conditions

Asthma is a condition whereby the airways in the lungs become narrower so it is difficult to breathe out and forcing air out of the lungs causes a wheeze. The narrowing can be caused by direct irritation of the airways by particles in the air. It has recently been recognized that in people who are …

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Make a dream “Whole Home Air Purifier” from an HVAC System?

Indoor air pollution is 1.5 to 3.5 times higher than outdoor pollution and in developed countries, we spend 90% of our time inside buildings. This is partly at work but also in our homes where we already have an air treatment system, an HVAC system. These systems are used to condition the temperature of the …

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Can I Use Essential Oils in an Air Purifier?

Essential oils come from aromatic plants. Their scent makes the indoor air smell great and makes you feel better. Rosemary oil, lavender, eucalyptus, tea tree oil and peppermint oils are all favourite essential oils. However, they are a mixture of organic chemicals-terpenes and phenylpropanoid compounds. These are disused end products of metabolism, which are produced …

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Do indoor plants purify the air effectively? [New science settles the issue]

Everybody likes the idea of using indoor plants for indoor air cleaning. It seems a natural solution to the problems with pollution we face. But do they really work? If they do really work, is it to such an extent that you should buy some? If so, which plants should you buy? There are some …

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How does an air sterilizer work?-it only deals with one aspect of pollution

Air sterilizers work differently from air purifiers to counter micro-organisms such as viruses in the air. Air sterilizers destroy some airborne bacteria, fungi, and viruses. They are not 100% effective and do not remove particles or chemicals from the air. The EPA also recommends that they are not used as the sole method for controlling …

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