Do Air Purifiers Kill Viruses?

January 5, 2021

Air purifiers can remove a wide range of pollutants, irritants and biological contaminants from the air, such as cigarette smoke, pollen and viruses. Not all filters are the same, so you need to make sure you buy HEPA filters that are powerful enough to trap the smallest of molecules like cigarette smoke and viruses.

Using an Air Purifier to Reduce Viruses and Other Biological Contaminants

A whole-house air purifier is ideal because it works on cleaning the air throughout your entire home rather than just a single room. If you can only use a portable air purifier for now, position it three feet away from a person who’s sick to help prevent the germs from spreading. Wear gloves and a surgical mask when you need to change the air filter because viruses can live for several days on the filter.

DuPree Heating & Air Conditioning can install high-quality whole-house air purifiers in Joliet, IL, and the surrounding areas. We have earned an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, showing that you can rely on our services.

Other Benefits of Using an Air Purifier in Your Home

Poor indoor air quality, in general, makes it more likely that you’ll fall sick. Using an air purifier in your home helps prevent you and your family from falling ill. Indoor air is more polluted than outdoor air because it’s not circulated as much. If you have sealed air leaks throughout your home, you have even less ventilation. Having an air purifier is important to keep your indoor air clean.

Other benefits of air filtration in your home are better sleep quality, increased life expectancy, neutralization of bad odors and removal of radon and asbestos particles. Poor quality sleep negatively impacts your productivity and quality of life. If you frequently feel tired or down, then it’s possible your indoor air has been playing a role.

Our company was founded in 2012 and has received plenty of positive customer ratings that supported us in becoming a Lennox Premier Dealer. We install high-quality heating and cooling systems as well as provide repairs and maintenance on all makes and models of heating and cooling systems. We also offer DET testing and sheet metal fabrication throughout Joliet and the surrounding areas.

Contact us to schedule an indoor air quality assessment in Joliet. We’ll let you know where you currently stand and offer suggestions on how you can improve your indoor air quality.

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