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Air Purifiers Help with Dust Mite Allergies

A particularly insidious household allergen that can cause a great deal of trouble at any age is the dust mite. Often people believe themselves to be allergic to dust, when in reality what they are truly allergic to are the mites that live in and on the dust. What Are Dust Mites? Dust mites are microscopic sized, ugly arachnids – yes they are relatives to the spider. Most household dust is comprised of human skin cells that are constantly shed. Dust mites feed on dead human skin cells. They thrive in warm, humid environments and can be found pretty much everywhere in the home, especially in carpeting, bedding, pillows, and upholstery. The allergic reaction is either to the dust mite feces or to proteins on or in the body of the mites. Anywhere from 100 – 19,000 dust mites can live Read more [...]

Breathing cleaner air by removing airborne dangers

We like to believe that our homes are the safest place to be, but we are mostly unaware of the airborne dangers that can exist in the air we breathe, airborne dangers that can be deadly if they are not dealt with. However, with the installation and use of an air purifier, we can breathe easier. What are some of these airborne dangers that can be found in the air? There are three main kinds of substances that are found in these breathing space within our home. These are: radon carbon monoxide second-hand cigarette smoke Save for cigarette smoke, we are unable to smell radon or carbon monoxide and we cannot feel the effects of these substances until it is too late. What is radon and what effect does it have on us? Radon is a radioactive gas that is produced naturally from Read more [...]

Room Air Purifiers For Allergies

Clean Air Relief for Allergy Sufferers Forty to fifty million people in this country suffer from some type of allergy. Allergy sufferers are miserable all year long, even in the colder months when they spend most of their time indoors. The Environmental Protection Agency claims that some of the worst allergy triggers are present inside you home all year long. Many people spend their lives constantly searching for a way to find relief from their allergy symptoms. The way to get relief from your allergies is to reduce symptoms by learning about triggers and limiting your exposure to them. Some of the most common indoor allergy triggers include: Mold Pollen Cigarette smoke Dust mites Cockroaches Pets Allergies do more than irritate; they may also have a negative impact on Read more [...]

Best Air Purifier for Mold Removal, Dust Removal, Pet Dander and Odor Eliminator

How to Reduce and Eliminate Air Hazards in Your Home Even though ventilating your house will improve the air quality indoors somewhat, a number of air hazards in your home must be addressed in order to breathe in truly healthy, clean air. Many of these hazards are not easy to pinpoint and most go largely overlooked. However, continuous exposure to such pollutants will eventually lead to a number of different health issues for everyone living in your home. You need to take a proactive approach to eliminating as many air hazards in your home as possible to help ward off future health complications. The best way to get rid of the toxins that are filling the air that your family breathes is a quality air purifier. You do not need to buy an air purifier for dust removal, an air purifier for Read more [...]

Air Purifiers – Dust Mites Allergy

A dust mite is a microscopic insect that lives alongside human beings and inhabits our homes. They are called cosmopolitan because they have adapted so well to human abodes. The mites, typically 250 microns in size, happily live their entire lives hidden in carpets and bedding. Unseen residents of our homes, they wouldn’t be an issue, except, for many people, they cause allergies and trigger asthma attacks. The mites are extremely numerous. Estimates put them at about 200 per gram of dust. Almost any fibrous surface will give them a place to cling. Stuffed animals, pillows and bedding provide enough protection for them to survive and reproduce. The allergen isn’t actually the mites themselves, but rather, the proteins that survive their digestive tract and are excreted in their feces. Read more [...]