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Since many people continue to work from home this summer and beyond, we plan on trying to make the experience as pleasant as possible. One item that is at the top of our shopping list is an air purifier.
Designed to help eliminate everything from odors to smoke to pet dander in the air, there are a ton of different air purifiers on the market at a variety of prices so you’re sure to find one that suits your lifestyle. After all, ensuring that you have clean air to breathe while spending time inside is very important. According to the EPA, poor indoor air quality can irritate your eyes, nose and throat, cause headaches and dizziness as well as impact respiratory diseases, heart disease and cancers.
Thanks to a filter (or multiple filters in some models), air purifiers work to trap pollutants and then recirculate clean air around your space. Just remember to frequently change or wash your air filters to ensure that they’re working to the best of their abilities.
It’s also important to note that only air purifiers with UV filters can kill some viruses and that your typical purifier will target larger particles like dust and pollen.
According to Good Housekeeping, “there is very little medical evidence to support that air purifiers directly help improve your health or alleviate allergies and respiratory symptoms… But if you are an allergy or asthma sufferer, an air purifier with a HEPA filter may be helpful for you as it will be good at removing fine airborne particles.”
Shop: Honeywell HPA300 True HEPA Air Purifier, $249.99
Shop: Coway AP-1512HH Mighty Air Purifier, $200 (Orig. $229.99)
Shop: Winix D480 3-Stage True HEPA Air Purifier, $219
Shop: Levoit Air Purifier, $89.99
Shop: Partu HEPA Air Purifier, $49.99 (Orig. $59.99)
Shop: Dyson Pure Cool™ TP01 Purifying Fan, $299.99 (Orig. $399.99)
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