Spring Clean the Air Within Your Naples 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 Naples area home. Oftentimes spring cleaning is not far behind, from taking down and washing 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.

Cleansing the air around you in your home will need more than a dust mitt and vacuum. While some dust may coat surfaces, most of it 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 Appropriate Air Filtration System for Your Naples Area Home

When considering air filtration and purification, there are a growing variety of different options to pick from. The majority of HVAC systems have at least a basic filter that will snag the larger particles and remove them from 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 best in air cleaning, air cleaners and purifiers can remove the largest percentage of impurities from the air. They are larger, providing the kind of air purity that is expected in a medical 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 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 best air filtration systems use HEPA filters, which is the highest standard in air quality. Filters of this caliber 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 Naples area home, talk to your HVAC specialist at Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to discover which option works best for you.

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