What Are Ionizer Air Purifiers and Do They Work?

The other day, someone on Quora asked whether ionizer air purifiers work and actually purify the air. This is an important question because ionizers are all over the place. Ionizer air purifiers are often marketed with a variety of names. These names include “ion air purifiers”, “negative ion air purifiers”, … Read more

Air Purifiers For Mold and Mildew Removal

Over 50% of homes in America have mold growing in them. Mold can be a hassle to deal with, especially in damp areas such as basements. So, are air purifiers of any use for mold and mildew removal? Although air purifiers do not remove mold and mildew from the wall, … Read more

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Tips for Safely Isolating a COVID-19 Patient at Home

Air purifiers are extremely effective at filtering viruses and can help reduce potential transmission. But how can air purifiers help when a person or patient is already infected and recovering from COVID-19? What should be done to safely isolate a COVID-19 patient at home? Using HEPA Air Purifiers To Help … Read more

Hospital in Dhaka Uses Sqair Air Purifiers for COVID-19 Protection

How a hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh, quickly built COVID-19 patient isolation rooms using hospital beds, plastic cover and the Sqair HEPA air purifier. Following the COVID-19 outbreak, the CDC recommended hospitals isolate COVID-19 patients using airborne infection isolation room (AIIR). These are single person rooms with a negative air pressure … Read more

Best Place To Put Air Purifier in Room

The Best Place To Position Your Air Purifier

“Where should I place my air purifier” is a question we often get asked. Deciding where to position an air purifier can be tough. Does air purifier position affects its performance? Is it best to put an air purifier next to a wall? This post provides a data backed answer … Read more

Study Finds Ionizers Increase Air Pollution

A peer-reviewed study from the University of Texas finds that ionizers increase air pollution, creating formaldehyde, ozone, and particulate. This data contrasts sharply with claims from air purifier companies that market ionizers as magical machines. One company in China claims that their machine’s negative ions “remove PM2.5 particulate pollution and … Read more

How to protect yourself from wildfire smoke

Best Air Purifier to Protect Yourself From Wildfire Smoke

Wildfires create a serious amount of smoke and air pollution. Wildfire smoke that can cause short and long term health impacts. That’s why it’s important to know how to protect yourself from wildfire smoke. Wildfire smoke is a form of air pollution. It contains dangerous VOC gases and small particles … Read more

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