The EPA estimates that indoor air can be five times as polluted as outdoor air in Ridgeland, MS, and other parts of the country. Indoor air circulates less than outdoor air, which makes it more likely to harbor airborne pollutants. As such, installing an air purifier will offer several benefits as follows.
Relieve Asthmatic Symptoms
At least one in every 12 people in the U.S. has asthma. Asthma affects the respiratory system, causing inflamed bronchial tubes and breathing difficulties. Pollutants such as pollen, pet dander and dust mites irritate airways and cause breathing difficulties.
An air purifier traps these pollutants and keeps them from circulating in your home. This is especially important for families with pets and those living in an area where pollens are abundant.
Remove Harmful Chemicals and Unpleasant Odors
Pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide still get into a house even with the doors and windows closed. These gases are common in homes near large cities with a lot of vehicles, and an air purifier can help trap them. Even if you live away from the city, your home could still have other toxins such as phthalates, ammonia and chlorine.
Air purifiers can further trap gases and substances such as benzene, gasoline, formaldehyde that break down at room temperature and cause off-gassing odor. You can also use the air purifier to trap smoke and the odor of cooking oil.
Reduce Airborne Diseases and Improve Sleep
Air purifiers trap pathogens that cause cold flu and other airborne diseases. Removing the airborne pathogens protects you and your family. Again, removing the allergens also reduces sneezing, coughing, nose congestion and other symptoms that can disrupt your sleep.
When you increase the indoor air quality in your home, you increase the quality of your life. Call Modern Air to talk with our indoor air quality experts about air purifiers.
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