Clearing the Confusion on HEPA Air Cleaners

The post the other day caused a few people to call and ask us what air cleaner they should get if they did not smoke. If you are shopping for an air cleaner or air purifier we know it can be very confusing.  You may have questions such as:

  • What makes HEPA air cleaners special?
  • What does HEPA mean?
  • What is the difference between air purifiers and HEPA air cleaners?

learn about HEPA air cleanersThe Allergy Store has been helping people with their indoor air quality needs since 1989.  In that time, we have seen fads and flash in the pan air cleaning products come and go.  We have also seen HEPA air cleaners that perform over the long haul and provide value for your dollar.

We recently distilled this knowledge into an articleWhat are HEPA Air Cleaners & How Do I Know Which One Is Right For Me” .  Makes for a quick read.  You can see it here to discover the differences between HEPA air cleaners and  air purifiers.  We also cover what you should look for in purchasing an air cleaner or purifier.

As always, if you still have questions, do not hesitate to pick up the phone and call 1-800-771-2246 to get a free consultation from one of our knowledgeable Customer Service representatives.  We can help you pick the right machine for your needs and budget.

Best Air Cleaners for Smokers

The Allergy Store sells many makes and models of air cleaners and purifiers.  We have years of experience in evaluating air cleaning air pura makes the best air cleaners for smokersmachines for allergies, asthma, COPD, MCS, and other respiratory problems.  Very few of our regular customers are smokers.  But, our experience has enabled us to make recommendations on air cleaners for smokers.

Unlike regular HEPA air cleaners that remove 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns, air cleaners for smokers must contend with the gasses, chemicals, and odors too.

The best air cleaners for smokers will have:

  • powerful motors
  • the ability to deal with toxic carcinogens such as formaldehyde, benzene, and toulene
  • Superior odor removal

You can read our complete Recommendations for Air Cleaners for Smokers here.  As always, if you have any questions, do not hesitate to call for assistance.  We can help you determine which air cleaner for the smoker in your life is right for you.

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Explaining Dust Mite Covers

If you are new to dust mite allergies, some of the terminology can be confusing.  What is the difference between a mattress or pillow protector and a dust mite cover?dust mite covers are essential for allergy control

The Allergy Store has been helping people newly diagnosed with allergies for over 20 years.  We have created a great resource center with many articles on allergy control products,  news on allergy treatments, and tips for living  with allergies.

We recently added a “new article on dust mite covers” What are Dust Mite Covers?

If you are confused about that makes a dust mite covers different from other covers take a moment to read this article. We also explain the different type of covers available.

Of course, if you have any questions you can always give us a call at 1-800-771-2246 and a knowledgeable member of Customer Service can help you cut through the confusion.