Spring Clean the Air Within Your Shreveport Home

March 02, 2015

There are a number of way that people react to spring but, the first instinct is to open the windows and doors, letting that fresh air into your Shreveport 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, wiping down the surfaces of your home does not clean the really important aspect of your home: the air.

Ensuring the air you breath in your home every day is clean will take more than a dust mitt and vacuum. While a lot of dust lands on surfaces, the majority is still floating in the air, recirculating through the house and HVAC system. The best way to get your home ”the cleanest” of clean this spring is to purchase an air filtration system.

Choosing the Best Air Filtration System for Your Shreveport Area Home

When discussing air filtration and purification, there are many different options to select 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 leaders in air cleaning, air cleaners and purifiers will be able to remove the maximum percentage of impurities from the air. They are larger, giving 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 impressively effective in removing a significant percentage of particles from the air, including dust, dander, pollen and other allergens.
  • Basic air filters. The least desirable air filtration option is the basic air filter. These filters will remove larger particles, but also will let many of the tiny allergens pass through and back into the air.

 

The best air filtration systems use HEPA filters, which is the highest standard in air quality. These filters can capture the smallest microbes and can remove 99.97% of contaminants from the air, leaving behind clean 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 Shreveport area home, chat with your HVAC specialist at Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to evaluate which option works best for you.

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