15 Health Benefits of Air Purifiers (+ 8 Tips to Choose the Best)

There is more air pollution inside homes and businesses than outside of them. In fact, there was a study that discovered that within 52 homes in Arizona, there were 586 individual airborne substances. Imagine how many more air particles there are in other homes all over the world.

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How to Clean Up Your Home's Air

More and more attention has been focused on the negative health effects of outdoor air pollution—and that’s a good thing. But while curtailing pollution outside is important, we’re not necessarily safe indoors, either. In fact, any toxins or pollutants released indoors are approximately 1,000 times more likelyto be breathed in than anything released outdoors. Nearly three percent of the global burden of disease is attributable to indoor air pollution.

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Smoke stack billowing exhaust into dramatic sunset sky
03/08/2018
There is more air pollution inside homes and businesses than outside of them. In fact, there was a study that discovered that within 52 homes in Arizona, there were 586 individual airborne substances... read more
Navy man putting on gas mask
05/07/2015
More and more attention has been focused on the negative health effects of outdoor air pollution—and that’s a good thing. But while curtailing pollution outside is important, we’re not... read more
Smoke stack billowing exhaust into dramatic sunset sky
03/08/2018
There is more air pollution inside homes and businesses than outside of them. In fact, there was a study that discovered that within 52 homes in Arizona, there were 586 individual airborne substances... read more
Navy man putting on gas mask
05/07/2015
More and more attention has been focused on the negative health effects of outdoor air pollution—and that’s a good thing. But while curtailing pollution outside is important, we’re not... read more