Why do I need an air purifier?

Air Purifiers will improve your health. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that, on average, indoor air is two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. Since an average American spends most of their lives inside, making sure you are breathing clean air will help you live longer. Also if you are allergic to pollen, smoke, pet dander, etc. purchasing an Air Purifier will help you breath easier.

What causes indoor air pollution?

In Today's world, many homes are becoming more energy efficient and are sealed tighter than they used to be. What does this mean? This means you're saving money on your electric bill but you're also sealing your house tight with pollutants such as pollen, smoke, pet dander, mold, dust, and the list goes on. Having these air pollutants in your house can cause asthma or allergic reactions which could result in long term health issues.

What is a HEPA filter?

HEPA stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air. HEPA is not a brand of air cleaner. It is a type of air filter that is used in air cleaning and purification equipment including air cleaners, air purifiers and in high quality vacuum cleaners. Most HEPA air cleaners will filter particles in the airborne environment down to 0.3 microns in size, at an efficiency rating of 99.97%. They will filter and remove some of the smallest microns of allergens such as dust, smoke, pollen, animal dander, Dust Mite allergen etc. We have a large selection of HEPA Air Purifiers that will leave your home feeling fresh and clean.

What is CADR?

CADR stands for Clean Air Delivery Rate. The CADR indicates volume of filtered air delivered by an air cleaner. The higher the tobacco smoke, pollen and dust numbers, the faster the unit filters the air. So a higher CADR rating means it's cleaning more particles in the air than a lower rated CADR Air Purifier.

How loud are air purifiers?

All Air Purifiers are different, so make sure before you purchase an Air Purifier you find out how many Decibels it produces. Some of the quietest Air Purifiers in the industry are BlueAir and AllerAir, but it all depends on how high of a setting you have the purifier on.

How often do I need to replace the filter(s)?

If you're purchasing a HEPA Air Purifier you need to make sure you find out how often you need to change the Air Filter. We suggest you look in our Replacement Filters section to determine how much replacement filters are going to cost you before you make your purchase.

Should I run my air purifier all the time?

We reccomment that you run your Air Purifier at all times, otherwise if you turn it on and off you're Air Purifier won't be acheiving it's optimum operation.

Will the air purifier clean the air for my whole house?

No, Air Purifiers typically only clean large rooms. In order to determine which room is going to be the best to clean is easy. Determine which room you spend most of you time in and place the air purifier there. Typically this will be your bedroom because you spend a lot of time sleeping. If you spend a lot of time watching TV in the living room, then we suggest you get an Air Purifier for that room as well so that you're whole house can be filled with clean air.

Am I going to see a significant difference on my electric bill?

Like all appliances and electronics, plugging in an Air Purifier is going to use up a little bit of electricity. Depending on which Air Purifier you purchase, the amount of electricity is determined by the amount of output you're using. Typical HEPA air purifiers can use anywhere from 50 watts on low to 200 watts on high. For comparison sake, a typical lamp uses about 60 watts, while a typical computer uses about 365 watts.

What's the best air purifier for someone with asthma?

The best Air Purifiers for someone with asthma is going to be a HEPA Air Purifier. These purifiers will filter particles in the airborne environment down to 0.3 microns in size, at an efficiency rating of 99.97%. If you have asthma and are looking for an Air Purifier not to purchase, you want to try and avoid ozone generators and ionic air cleaners.

What are the differences in your air purifiers?

We have a wide variety of Air Purifiers to choose from depending on what you're looking for. We carry HEPA air purifiers, Anti-Chemical / Microbial, Electrostatic / Ionizing, and Carbon filtered. We also break down Air Purifiers into square footage and price. No matter what you're goals are for cleaning your breathing air, we carry a wide variety to help you make the right decision. 

Do you offer free returns?

Sure! If you're not happy with your purchase for whatever reason, we believe it is fair to give you a right for a return. Therefore, within 30 days from your order delivery you can return the item you’ve purchased from us for a replacement or a refund at absolutely no fee. All we ask is that the items are in the same condition and packaging you received them. To use our free return service, simply follow our instructions to print out a prepaid return label.