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How UV Air Purifiers Eliminate Contaminants

If you are concerned about indoor air quality, a UV air purifier is a fantastic investment to make. No matter what kind of contaminants you’re worried about in your home’s air, a UV air purifier can help address them. In fact, a UV air purifier is arguably one of the better options when it comes to improving your indoor air quality.

Just give our team a call to schedule your indoor air quality service in Wilmington, OH. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the unique benefits of a UV air purifier and how it works to improve indoor air quality of your home.

UV Lights Are for Air Purification

Indoor air purifiers that use UV lights are essentially killing all of the germs in the air. But it’s really much more than that since they are neutralizing all sorts of harmful particles and not just germs. The UV light in an air purifier is also called a germicidal light. It uses ultraviolet wavelengths that are specifically designed to eliminate all sorts of harmful particles from your air. Examples include:

  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
  • Allergens like pollen and pet dander
  • Car pollution
  • Household chemicals
  • Bad odors from pets and bathrooms
  • Mold spores

Unique Benefits of a UV Air Purifier

You may be wondering what sets a UV air purifier apart from a filtered model. An air purifier that uses a filter has strong fibers designed to capture particles in the air so that they cannot pass through the filter. The risk with this is some harmful particles are so tiny that they may be more likely to get through the filter.

With a UV light, even the tiniest particles are able to be neutralized. Nothing can escape the powerful rays of the UV light. The light gets installed directly within your existing HVAC system so that all air (and the microscopic particles in the air) passing through blows under the light. UV rays neutralize particles so that they are no longer harmful for your health and well-being.

Do UV Air Purifiers Have Any Risks?

No, UV air purifiers are completely safe. They do not pose any risks for your home, family, or pets. Plus, they are super easy to maintain. The only step you have to take with a UV air purifier is changing out the UV light itself once per year. 

Most lights are rated to last for a full year before needing to be replaced. When you schedule your regular annual HVAC service, our team can go ahead and change out the light during that appointment. You’ll enjoy clean air 24/7, all year long. 

You and your family can breathe easier knowing that you will have some relief from allergens and will be less likely to get sick. The improved indoor air quality can make your home feel more comfortable and even improve your sleep. 

Shafer Heating & Cooling, LLC: You are just one call away from the comfort and savings you deserve! Schedule an appointment today for your new HVAC installation appointment.

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