Air purifiers vs Dehumidifiers

January 21, 2021

When it comes to improving your Burbank home’s air quality, there’s far more involved than simply changing the temperature. The purity, relative humidity, and smell of the air are other qualities that you should be concerned about. That’s why devices such as air purifiers and dehumidifiers are so useful to help improve the quality of your home’s air. Of course, before you can put these devices into action, it’s important to understand what they do. That’s why the HVAC professionals at offer this guide covering the differences between air purifiers and dehumidifiers. What Is an Air Purifier? Typically, an air purifier refers to a device that cleans the air throughout your entire home. Some air purifiers are smaller so that they can be used in a single room. No matter how large an air purifier is, though, it typically has three stages to remove the maximum amount of contaminants. The first stage of an air purifier is a HEPA-type filter. These are physical filters that have tightly wound fibers that capture a large majority of contaminants. The second stage of an air purifier utilizes activated charcoal that has a static charge. Thanks to this static charge, any small contaminants that...

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What Are the Most Important Rooms to Have an Air Purifier in?

January 26, 2020

An air purifier’s ability to remove moisture and airborne pollutants ensure that your home is filled with clean, breathable air. If you want to get the most use out of your indoor air purifier, you need to think carefully about where to install it. Certain rooms are more prone to having air quality issues, so they can benefit the most from regular filtration. Bathrooms Bathrooms need an air purifier because these are damp rooms where mold and mildew can grow. When these particles become airborne, they can make you sick or result in breathing problems. Having an air purifier in this area can make a huge difference in your overall air quality. Bedrooms Bedrooms tend to be filled with soft fabrics that trap dust, skin cells, hair and more. If you want to wake up feeling refreshed instead of feeling stuffy and groggy, try an air purifier in this important room. Kitchens often gets Burbank customers asking about our air quality services for the kitchen because this area is prone to many potential problems. Cooking creates a variety of particles that can smell strange, and the high-moisture environment can lead to mold or mildew. Since your purifier will be very...

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How to Keep the Air Clean in Your Home

March 6, 2019

Indoor air pollution can be caused by a number of factors, including the presence of animals or old carpeting. Old ductwork or improperly maintained HVAC equipment could also play a role in creating indoor air pollution. Let’s take a look at how you can minimize or eliminate a potential danger to your health. Get an Indoor Air Quality Assessment To determine what may be causing issues with your home’s air quality, it can be a good idea to have an indoor air quality assessment performed. The professionals from in Burbank can determine what types of particles are in the air and why they are there. Afterward, they can make recommendations as to how to get rid of the pollutants. This could be done by installing a humidifier or dehumidifier. We can also repair any HVAC components that could be creating conditions ripe for mold or other types of mildew to form and thrive. Take Steps to Minimize Pet Hair and Dander Pet hair and dander can easily make their way to multiple rooms in a home. Therefore, it is a good idea to regularly brush your animals to keep shedding to a minimum. It is also a good idea to...

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