What Are Air Cleaners?

June 6, 2018


Indoor air quality in St Louis MODon’t be surprised when you go to the doctor for some medication for a respiratory or eye infection and come away with orders that include: get plenty of rest, drink lots of fluids, take all your antibiotics and hire a certified HVAC professional with an air cleaner to remove harmful vapors and debris in your indoor air. Wait. What? What is an air cleaner, and what does it have to do with seeing my St. Louis, MO doctor about chronic respiratory infections?

Your Home or Office Could Be Making You Sick
Poor indoor air quality often causes frequent sinus infections, allergy symptoms, and red, swollen eyes. Contaminated air is one of the most common sources of frequent colds, headaches, allergy flares and red, puffy eyes. There have been reports of severe lung disease and cancer developing in people who live or work where the air contains high concentrations of chemical particulates, dangerous mold and other If you have never had your home air cleaned, it might be time, especially if you and your family suffer from frequent respiratory problems.

Do You Need an Air Cleaner?
Industry experts who study indoor air quality recommend residents and business owners proactively control air quality with air cleaners that remove cigarette smoke, pollen, mold spores and other airborne particulates that cause irritation and disease. Air cleaners come in a wide array of types and sizes, from small, counter-top models that clean a single area all the way up to large systems designed to continuously clean a home or office complex.

Air cleaners, when used with a well-maintained HVAC that supports adequate air circulation and exchange with outdoor air, may improve the quality of indoor air by removing large particles, dust mites, pet dander and some gaseous irritants. Talk to your HVAC service representative to determine whether a cleaner that uses circulating fans, special filters, UV light, in-duct technology or other solutions are best for your “dirty” indoor air problem.

Why Wait? Contact Scott-Lee Heating for More Information About Air Cleaners
Scott-Lee Heating has trained technicians and air cleaners available to improve air quality. Schedule an air test, or get more information by filling out the online Request Service form or call us today!