Spring Clean the Air Within Your Elkhart Home

March 02, 2015

There are a number of way that people react to spring but, the initial instinct is to open your windows and doors, letting that fresh air into your Elkhart area home. Cleaning the house top to bottom usually follows, from dry cleaning the drapes to washing the windows as the spring sun shines in. However, scrubbing 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 require more than a dust mitt and vacuum. While some dust may coat 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 purchase an air filtration system.

Choosing the Best Air Filtration System for Your Elkhart Area Home

When discussing air filtration and purification, there are several different options to select from. Usually HVAC systems have at least a basic filter that will trap the larger particles and get 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 top choices in air cleaning, air cleaners and purifiers can remove the largest percentage of impurities from the air. They are larger, offering the kind of air purity that is expected in a hospital environment.
  • Media air cleaners. The medium 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 bare minimum air filtration option is the basic air filter. These filters will remove larger particles, however let many of the smaller 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. Filters in this category can capture the smallest microbes and can takeaway 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 Elkhart area home, chat with your HVAC specialist at BW/Cook Service Experts to discover which option works best for you.

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