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“Why Do I Need a Whole Home Air Purifier or Air Filtration System?”


If you’re just now becoming familiar with the world of indoor air quality, then it’s likely that you’re going to start with an air filter or an air purifier for your home. Air filtration and air purifiers are the best way for you to start improving your home’s indoor air quality.

We know that the process of finding the right indoor air quality solutions can be a little confusing, but we’re here to walk you through the entire process.

Read on to learn more about air purifiers and air filtration systems.

Air Filter or Air Purifier?

Let’s start at the beginning—should you choose an air filter or an air purifier for your home?

The first thing you have to understand is that when we’re talking about air filters, there are a few different types. There are the standard filters that come with your HVAC system that are meant to protect the system (not necessarily your indoor air quality) and then there are the filters within air filtration systems.

We know that can sound confusing but bear with us! The basic difference between an air purifier and an air filter is the way that it cleanses the air in your home. If you’re having specific indoor air quality problems that are caused by tiny, microbial problems then we’d recommend an air purifier over an air filter. If you’re having problems with particles floating around that you can see in your home’s air, it’s probably better for you to go with an air filter.

You know you need one of these systems as a whole if you’re struggling with any of the following:

  • VOCs (volatile organic compounds)
  • Dust mites
  • Dust particles
  • Pollen
  • Pet dander
  • Mold
  • Mildew

Of course, having these problems in your home doesn’t mean that there’s going to be some alert you get that tells you that you’re having this specific problem. These issues manifest as coughing, wheezing, sneezing, a sore throat, or even a persistent tired feeling. No matter what’s going on, an air purifier or an air filter can help you alleviate the issues that you’re having at home.

Choosing the Right Unit for Your Home

After you decide between an air purifier and an air filter, you’re going to need to decide what model you choose from the market. All of our professionals here are certified. This means that each and every one of our team members understands how important it is to understand your home before we do any type of work in your home.

We only choose from the best brands around for the work the indoor air quality work that you need. If you need a reliable air filter or air purifier, we can be the ones to provide you with the high-quality work that you need.

To learn more about air filtration systems in Oregon City, OR, contact Clawson Heating & Air Conditioning. We’re here for all your indoor air quality needs.

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