Many factors contribute to asthma, allergies and other respiratory illnesses in Fayetteville, North Carolina. But you don’t want your home to be one of them. You can clean the air in your home and reduce the risks by using an air purifier or a ventilator. So, what’s the difference between these devices and which is right for your home?

Air Purifiers

If your goal is to reduce allergens, dust and other contaminants from the air, an air purifier might be your best choice. No matter how often you clean your home, pet dander, pollen and other allergens still manage to hang around in the air.

An air purifier uses filters to capture the contaminants, removing them from the air permanently. These units can be mechanical, capturing the contaminants in the tight fibers of a filter. They can also be electric, attracting the contaminants with its electrical charge. Air purifiers come in large sizes that attach right into your HVAC system or in smaller, mobile units.

Ventilators

Unlike air purifiers, ventilators don’t remove anything from the air. Instead, they bring in fresh air from outside to replace the stale air in your home. This helps prevent indoor pollutants from building up and results in healthier air. Ventilators are also designed to minimize energy loss, conditioning the fresh air that they pull in from outside into your home.

Of course, using both an air purifier and a ventilator will result in the highest quality air inside your home. Not only will the air be free from contaminants but it will also be fresh and healthy.

At Bass Air Conditioning, we want to make sure you’re getting the service that’s right for you. Our service technicians can evaluate your situation with an indoor air quality test and determine the best option for your needs. Call us today at 901-778-1536 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you on your way to a healthier quality of life.

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