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, …

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Sqair at Home

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Can Activated Carbon Remove Formaldehyde?

Can activated carbon filters remove formaldehyde and VOCs? Earlier tests from Smart Air found that carbon can reduce VOCs from cigarette smoke. But formaldehyde and VOCs in general are particular concern for many people. We put activated carbon filters to the test by ordering formaldehyde straight from the factory and …

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Can One Air Purifier Clean an Entire House?

Several people have asked me if they can use one purifier to clean their entire apartment or house. For example, can I put a large purifier in the living room and avoid having to put purifiers in each room? The benefits would be great. This setup would be easier, cheaper, …

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Should you put air purifier next to bed

Should You Sleep Next to Your Air Purifier?

Is it better to sleep next to your air purifier? Does the location of the air purifier in your room matter? To find out, Smart Air did seven overnight tests to see if the air closer to the air purifier is cleaner than other spots in the room. Put to …

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