What Is a HEPA Air Filter?

What Is a HEPA Air Filter?

Air filters are important; they keep inside air clean and free of harmful particles. A HEPA air filter is a high-efficiency particulate air filter. This filter works by forcing air through a fine mesh that traps harmful particles such as pet dander, pollen, dust mites, and tobacco smoke. Talk with a representative at Rusk Heating and Cooling today.

Choosing the right air filter is important not only to keep the air in your home clean but to help those in your family who suffer from allergies.

Types of air filters

There are three common types of air filters; Fiberglass filters, polyester and pleated filters and high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters.

• In addition, there are also washable air filters.

• If you are looking for an air filter that will help those in your family survive the upcoming allergy season, then a HEPA filter would be the right choice.

Why is it important to choose a HEPA air filter?

Choosing a quality air filter like HEPA is important because it can trap microscopic airborne particles and keep them from getting into your lungs and damaging your health. In addition, a HEPA filter also filters out larger particles such as mold spores, pollen, dust, and other allergens; particles that cause a variety of unwanted symptoms in allergy sufferers.

• In addition, particles in the air are not the only particles in your home.

• You will find more tiny particles in your beddings, rugs, drapes and you will also find them on countertops and tabletops.

Other ways to keep your air fresh and clean

Besides air filters, there are other things you and I can do to get rid of allergens and irritants such as not smoking, vacuuming often, replacing carpets with tile or vinyl, changing bedding frequently, replacing draperies and curtains with roll-up shades and using plastic covers over mattresses and pillows.

To conclude, air filters are important; they keep the inside air clean and free of harmful particles. Talk with a Rusk Heating and Cooling representative and keep your air clean and fresh.

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