Health Benefits of Air Filtration

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Research shows that indoor air quality solutions like air purifiers can help to remove harmful particles like allergens, smoke, and mold from indoor spaces. If you’re considering installing an air filtration and purification system in your Beaufort, SC area home, here’s what you need to know and what you can expect.

The Benefits of Good Indoor Air Quality

Your home is a refuge from the outdoor elements. But did you know that indoor air is often more polluted than the air outside — often two to five times more? And interestingly, the harmful effects you face indoors can also be worse than those outdoors.

Most indoor air quality problems arise from humidity, poor air circulation, ventilation system issues, and the chemicals released by home furnishings. Improving your home’s indoor air quality offers a lot of benefits by helping you:

  • Breathe easier
  • Sleep better
  • Reduce the number of allergens and contaminants in the home
  • Eliminate odors from molds and pollutants
  • Lower utility bills

When small airborne particles like mold spores, pollen, and other bacteria float around in your home’s air, they can cause a number of health problems for those who live there. By cycling indoor air through air filters, an air purifier helps remove up to 99% of these pollutants.

Signs You Should Consider Air Purifier Installation

There are many indications and symptoms of poor indoor air quality. Here are a few you might notice in your Beaufort home:

  • Allergy symptoms like watery eyes and a runny nose
  • Coughing
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Upper respiratory congestion

You might also notice more dust than usual throughout the house.

How Air Filtration and Purification Systems Work

You might be surprised to learn that air purifiers have been around for more than two centuries. They started out as protective masks and evolved over the years to the whole-house systems we have today. But their purpose has always remained the same: to keep people healthier and breathing more easily.

Air purifiers have a system of internal fans that pull your home’s indoor air through a succession of filters that remove harmful airborne particles like dust, pollen, and bacteria. The smaller the mesh or sieve in the filters, the finer the particles they can trap. HEPA, or high-efficiency particulate air filters, are the gold standard of air purifier filters. Once purified, the unit then circulates the air back into the room. The process repeats several times an hour, keeping your indoor environment particle-free and environmentally healthy.

Air Filtration and Purification System Installations Done Right

The indoor air quality of your Beaufort home can affect your health and well-being. Air filters and air purifiers are a safe and cost-effective way to improve indoor air quality. They also help cut energy costs and keep your home and family more comfortable.

Beaufort Air Conditioning & Heating offers air filter installation and air purifier installation services to help improve your home’s indoor air quality. Our more than 30 years in the HVAC business means you can rely on our experienced technicians to provide friendly and professional installation of indoor air quality systems every time.

To learn more about all the residential HVAC products and services we offer, contact us online today or call us at (843) 524-0996.

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