Spring Clean the Air Within Your Dayton Home

March 02, 2015

There are a number of way that people react to spring but, the first instinct is to open the windows and doors, letting that fresh air into your Dayton area home. The next step is spring cleaning your home, from taking down and washing the drapes to polishing the windows as the spring sun greets you. However, wiping down the surfaces of your home does not clean what should be the primary aspect of your home: the air.

Ensuring the air you breath in your home every day is clean will take more than a dust mitt and vacuum. While a lot of dust lands on surfaces, considerably more is still floating in the air, recirculating through the house and HVAC system. The only way to get your home ”the cleanest” of clean this spring is to buy an air filtration system.

Choosing the Right Air Filtration System for Your Dayton Area Home

When discussing air filtration and purification, there are several different options to choose from. Usually HVAC systems have at least a standard 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 alternatives 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 will be able to remove the maximum percentage of impurities from the air. They are larger, giving the kind of air purity that is expected in a hospital environment.
  • Media air cleaners. The mid-level air filtration system is the media air cleaner. These are still very effective in removing a high 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 tiny allergens pass through and back into the air.

 

The best air filtration systems use HEPA filters, which is the highest standard in air quality. Filters in this category can capture the smallest microbes and can remove 99.97% of contaminants from the air, leaving behind clean air that is safe and healthy to breathe.

When you are ready to start your spring cleaning, make sure you think about your indoor air. To learn more about the air filtration options available for your Dayton area home, speak to your HVAC specialist at Stevenson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to evaluate which option works best for you.

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