Spring Clean the Air Within Your Buffalo Home

March 02, 2015

There are a number of way that people react to spring but, the most common instinct is to open those windows and doors, letting that fresh air into your Buffalo area home. The next step is spring cleaning your home, from taking down and washing the drapes to shining the windows as the spring sun greets you. However, scrubbing the surfaces of your home does not clean a critical aspect of your home: the air.

Cleansing the air around you in your home will require more than a dust mitt and vacuum. While you will see a lot of dust on your home’s surfaces, considerably more is still floating in the air, recirculating through the house and HVAC system. The best way to get your home really clean this spring is to invest in an air filtration system.

Choosing the Right Air Filtration System for Your Buffalo Area Home

When it comes to air filtration and purification, there are a growing variety of different options to select from. Most HVAC systems have at least a standard filter that will snag the larger particles and take them out of your air. This is a starting point toward clean, fresh air but 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 leaders in air cleaning, air cleaners and purifiers should be able to remove the largest percentage of impurities from the air. They are larger, offering the kind of air purity that is expected in a surgical environment.
  • Media air cleaners. The medium air filtration system is the media air cleaner. These are still impressively effective in removing a large percentage of particles from the air, including dust, dander, pollen and other allergens.
  • Basic air filters. The smallest and weakest air filtration option is the basic air filter. These filters will remove larger particles, however let many of the tiny allergens pass through and back into the air.

 

The top of the line air filtration systems use HEPA filters, which is the highest standard in air quality. These filters can capture the smallest microbes and can takeaway 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 Buffalo area home, speak to your HVAC specialist at Sunbeam Service Experts to find out which option works best for you.

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