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4 Benefits of Installing Air Purifiers

4 Benefits of Installing Air Purifiers

You likely spend more time in your Carrollton, GA home than anywhere else. You might be surprised to discover that the air within your home is up to five times more polluted than the outdoor air. Fortunately, air purifiers offer an effective way to improve indoor air quality. Take a look at the top four benefits of installing an air purification system below.

Fewer Allergy Symptoms

Many people experience allergic reactions to indoor air pollutants. Dust and pet dander are just two of the most common indoor allergens. Installing an air purifier removes these allergens and reduces troublesome allergy symptoms, including sneezing, watery and itchy eyes, nasal and sinus congestion, and a scratchy throat.

Reduces Odors

Pets, cleaning, and cooking products all create odors in your home. These odors are sometimes unpleasant and may make it difficult for you to breathe. Installing an air purifier removes the chemicals that cause foul odors and improves your home’s indoor air quality.

Removes Germs

Many viruses and bacteria spread through tiny droplets from coughs and sneezes. If one person in your home has a cold or the flu, the chances are good that everyone will come down with the infection. An air purifier traps viruses and bacteria as small as 0.1-1 um, notes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Air purifiers lower the risk of getting sick by eliminating germs from the air.

Improves Sleep

When you suffer from nasal congestion, headaches, and other symptoms of indoor air pollution, it’s difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep. An air purifier removes contaminants, making it easier to breathe when lying in your bed. It also emits a soft humming sound, which may help you calm down and fall asleep faster after a stressful day.

To learn more about the benefits of installing air purifiers in your home, take a look at Merrell & Associates’ indoor air quality, or contact us today.

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