Whole House Air Purification Winnipeg
Let’s clear the air about air filtration! When you think about cleaning your home, you typically imagine dusting the surfaces and mopping the floors - but what about the air quality? You know that there is pollution outside of your home, yet many homeowners are unaware of the pollution inside their homes. Want to have better indoor air quality in your home? Consider a whole home air purifier.
What is whole home air purification?
It’s an add-on to your HVAC system that removes contaminants from the air. These filters integrate with your central heating and cooling system to remove harmful fumes and particulates. Your home air depends on the quality of your filtration system - keep your family safe by investing in a purification system that cleans your entire home. There are air purifiers that you can purchase at hardware stores but they are ineffective as they only purify a single room, while whole home air purifiers remove contaminants from the entire home.
What is the harm of poor indoor air quality?
If you’re like most homeowners, you try to insulate your house as best as possible to keep your warm/cool air in. This is great for your utility bills, but it comes with one downside: it traps pollution inside the home. The effects of poor indoor air can be harmful to your health. For those with respiratory issues, polluted indoor air can seriously impede your quality of life. Mould spores can pollute the air and cause respiratory issues, and dust mites can trigger asthma and allergies. You may experience dry skin, eyes, and throat. Other symptoms are headaches, fatigue, congestion, and even nausea.
How do I clean the air throughout my whole home?
You can install a filter in your HVAC system that can remove contaminants like pet dander. Different grades of filters will be able to remove more particles - HEPA filters (high-efficiency particulate absorbing), typically used in hospitals, can remove viruses and bacteria from indoor air. They have a MERV rating of 17-21. The grade of filter that you require depends on your sensitivity to contaminants, whether you own pets, the level of pollution in your area, and the specifications of your system. You can meet with a technician at Provincial Heating and Cooling for a consultation; we will help you determine which filter is right for your home.
What about an air purifier that I can purchase at a store?
The air purifiers that you can purchase at hardware stores don’t have the same capabilities as these air filtration systems. They can only purify one room at a time, which makes very little difference in your overall indoor air quality, as air is cycled throughout the home. Investing in an air purifier is a more efficient purchase because it completely cleanses the air in your whole home.
How will an air purifier impact my HVAC system?
The filter does more than remove contaminants from the air you breathe - it also protects your heating and cooling system from being damaged by them. Clean air will extend the lifespan of your HVAC system and save it from needing frequent repairs.
Your home is supposed to be a sanctuary, not a place where you’re sneezing, sniffling, and scratching your dry skin. Considering how much time we spend inside our homes - the quality of the air we breathe is important. Want to improve the air quality in your home? Contact Provincial Heating and Cooling; we can meet with you for a consultation to determine how to improve your home air.