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Whole House Humidifier-6 Reasons It Is So Much Better Than Several Portable Units

Like me, you may find dry air uncomfortable. When the humidity in your air gets down to 25% or less, skin can feel dry, as can the mucous membranes in our noses and mouths. Also, nose bleeds and chapped lips are more common. Some people may develop increased respiratory symptoms. So humidity is an important …

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Using an Air Purifier and Humidifier Together-Hidden but Rare Problems

Like me you are probably wondering how humidity affects an air purifier and whether a humidifier could actually stop an air purifier working efficiently. The two appliances can form a good combination with the humidifier providing the optimal amount of water vapour in the atmosphere for our comfort and the air purifier reducing the level …

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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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How Do Air Purifiers Work?-7 Hidden Important Aspects of the Technology

Airborne particulate matter has been linked to respiratory illness and premature aging of the lungs. Particles in the air when breathed in can enter the bloodstream. They have been found in our brains and pollution is thought to be linked to an increased incidence of dementia. Airborne particles have also been found in placentas. It …

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How to Clean an Air Purifier (Complete Guide)-Never do This!

As particles and chemicals are collected by an air purifier, it will inevitably need some servicing. Cleaning only applies to some parts of the purifier. As a general rule only the air purifier casing and pre-filter can usually be cleaned. The usual HEPA filters are too delicate to clean. HEPA filters and carbon filters are …

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Choose a custom HVAC filter to significantly improve your air quality

I’ve been interested in the different custom HVAC filters and the differences between them. So, I did some research into what factors to look at when choosing a custom HVAC filter and here is what I found. So, are there any custom HVAC filters better than the one that you currently use? The best HVAC …

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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 especially in our homes where HVAC systems are widely used to condition the temperature of the air. So it is natural to think could I make my HVAC system into …

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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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How Long do Air Purifier Filters Last?-Some Surprisingly as Long as 50 months

With air pollution now causing 13% of deaths in the USA, the use of air purification is becoming more common. Unfortunately, air purifiers do need some basic maintenance to make sure that they keep indoor air quality high. The particulate filter, the HEPA air filter, which traps tiny particles becomes blocked with particles and needs …

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