Spring Clean the Air Within Your Waldorf 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 Waldorf area home. The next step is spring cleaning your home, from dry cleaning the drapes to Windexing the windows as the spring sun greets you. However, spring cleaning the surfaces of your home does not clean a critical aspect of your home: the air.

To rid your home of the dust and allergens accumulated from winter, it will take more than a dust mitt and vacuum. While a lot of dust lands on surfaces, the majority 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 purchase an air filtration system.

Choosing the Right Air Filtration System for Your Waldorf Area Home

When it comes to air filtration and purification, there are many different options to choose from. Most HVAC systems have at least a standard filter that will catch 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 choices 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 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 middle-grade air filtration system is the media air cleaner. These are still impressively effective in removing a significant 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, but also will let many of the micro allergens pass through and back into the air.

 

The best air filtration systems use HEPA filters, which is the highest standard in air quality. These filters can capture the smallest microbes and can remove 99.97% of contaminants from the air, leaving behind pure 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 Waldorf area home, chat with your HVAC specialist at A-PLUS Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to evaluate which option works best for you.

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