What Are Ionizer Air Purifiers and Do They Work?

What are ionizer air purifiers and do they work? This is an important question because ionizer air purifiers are all over the place. For example, I was at a friend’s apartment in the US, and I saw his tower fan air purifier had an ionizer button on it: Ionizer air …

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Why You Should Never Use Your Air Purifier’s Auto Mode

Many air purifier companies add fancy features to help market their products.  One of these features is an air purifier auto mode, also called “smart mode”. The problem? Test data shows an air purifier’s auto mode routinely fails, leaving users with dangerous air. The idea behind smart purifiers’ auto mode …

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Closing Windows Oxygen Levels

Does Closing the Windows Starve Us of Oxygen?

Air purifiers work best in a closed room environment, but this makes some people worry that closing windows starves us of oxygen. Worried how long you can survive in an airtight room? Well, recent tests in a real apartment — with as many as seven people in a small room …

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How to Make a DIY Air Purifier

How can we make a homemade DIY air purifier? Air purifiers can be extremely expensive. But they don’t need to be. After researching how different air filters work, I concluded that a HEPA filter is all that’s needed to make an effective air purifier. Given that most air purifiers sell …

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N95 vs KF94 Mask Ratings

What’s the Difference Between N95 and KF94 Masks?

It turns out, the difference between N95 and KF94 masks is minor for the factors that most users care about. KF94 is the “Korean filter” standard similar to the US N95 mask rating. Let’s dive into the differences: N95 vs KF94 . Note, there is no “N94” or “K94” mask …

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N95 versus KN95 Mask Difference Standards

What’s the Difference Between N95 and KN95 Masks?

With such similar-sounding names, it can be confusing to understand the difference between N95 and KN95 masks. What are KN95 masks, and are they the same as N95 masks? This handy chart explains the similarities and differences between N95 and KN95 masks.  N95 vs. KN95 Comparison Chart Source: 3M – …

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Best air purifier protection COVID virus

Best Air Purifier for COVID-19 | Best Purifier Guide 2021

Air purifiers have become incredibly popular for those looking to protect themselves against COVID-19 and other viruses. That’s not surprising. Data shows that air purifiers can filter out COVID-19. In fact, the EPA now suggests portable air purifiers be used to improve ventilation to protect against COVID-19: However, when looking …

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