By using a modern air purifier, you can effectively clean the inside air of your home enough to greatly reduce or even eliminate your allergy symptoms. These air purifier machines utilize very effective filters, combined with high tech sensors and other electronics to do their job of cleaning your air by removing the allergic substances in your home’s air. This can include pollens, pet dander and hairs, dust, mold, smoke and household chemical vapors. There are many of these machines available on the market, but they are not all the same. The best ones all use a HEPA filter, plus sometimes other filters in combination. Also, these air filters have different designs for different purposes and use, as discussed below.
The Blueair Blue Pure 211+ is a very modern and high-tech purifier with a three-stage filtration system, and is able to remove allergens like dust, pollen, pet dander, and mold in addition to other irritants like smoke and odors. A very special feature is its 360 degree design for maximum air intake (and thus cleaning ability). This design also allows you maximum flexibility of where you can place it in a given room. It is best suited for medium and large sized rooms and automatically will clean the air as needed by doing a scan of the air every 12 minutes. Typical online price is around $300.
The Levoit Air Purifier is a perfect choice for filtering the air you breathe while you sleep. Its compact design fits perfectly on your dresser or nightstand, plus the quiet HEPA air filter circulates the room four times per hour and uses a three-stage filtration system to keep the surrounding air free of allergens – without disturbing your sleep. Another nice feature is that it can also serve as a nightlight, with two brightness levels. Typical online price around $90.
The Coway Mighty Air Purifier is aesthetically pleasing and compact in design. It has the ability to scrub your air of dust particles of all sizes thanks to its four-stage filtration system featuring a very effective HEPA filter. In addition to getting rid of dust, it also captures other airborne allergens including pet dander and mold, which can alleviate symptoms related to asthma in addition to simple allergic symptoms. The machine features an electronic air sensor device, that allows it to clean your air automatically and thoroughly. Typical online price around $200.
The Alen BreatheSmart Flex has a very special B4-Pure filter, which quickly clears the air of allergy and asthma triggers like pet hair and dander, mold, and dust and other allergens and asthma triggers. It is reported to work so good that people with cat allergies were able to get and keep a cat without getting sick anymore. Another nice touch, it does a great job at removing pet odors as well. It is designed to fully clean the air in the room every 30 minutes. Typical online price around $300.
The Fridababy 3-in-1 Air Purifier is a very specialized machine, serving as an air purifier, sleep promoting sound machine, and nightlight all in one, ensuring that the nursery, kids’ rooms, and playroom are fully-equipped with everything your little ones need for a healthy, good night’s sleep. It uses a high quality HEPA filter to clean the air, plus has a very quiet fan that won’t disturb your kids sleep. In addition, you can choose between multiple soothing sounds and four colors for their nightlight to create a peaceful ambience for your child. Typical online price around $80.
The Winix 5500-2 features a washable charcoal filter and pre-filter allows this model to save you a lot of money in filter replacement. Its HEPA filter and PlasmaWave technology, keeps your air clean of dust mites, pet dander, pollen, germs, and other airborne pollutants. The charcoal filter is effective in the removal of household odors, which is a nice added bonus. This model also features an automatic mode plus a manual one. Typical online price around $200.