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How Can I Improve the Air Quality in My Windermere Rental Property?

Maintenance Man Installing a Fresh Air Filter in the HVAC SystemInvesting in an air filtration system is to better the air quality in your Windermere rental home. But there are many diverse types of air filters and purifiers, every one of which has both pros and cons. While there are a lot of great air filtering systems, there are a few that barely do anything other than moving the air around your home. If you can, find others that do more than just that. To ensure that you choose an air filtration system that is worth the investment, it is vital to be precise with what you want and what to look for as you shop.

Air purifiers have many benefits for as long as they are used correctly. A quality air filter can help remove common indoor pollutants and toxins, clean pet dander, smoke, and dust out of the air, reduce the symptoms of respiratory problems, make your home smell cleaner. These benefits can be notably meaningful for someone with asthma or other related chronic diseases. Some air purifiers can even help kill bacteria associated with the common cold and the flu.

Home air filters and purifiers come in a range of styles and sizes including:

  1. Standard Air Filters: These are fiber, paper, or mesh filters that can clean dust and dander particles out of the air. One popular type of air filter is a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter, which can trap particulates other filters may miss.
  2. Electrostatic Air Filters: This sort of air filter uses an electrically charged screen or panel to filter particles out of the air. Also covered in this section would be ionizer filters, which operate by attaching electrically charged ions to common air pollutant particles. This makes the particles heavy, after which they drop out of the air.
  3. Activated Carbon Filters: Even though this type of filter is not usually used in smaller home air purifiers, this type of filter uses activated carbon to remove gases and odors from the air. Though they do not necessarily remove carbon monoxides, activated carbon filters are good filters. Keep in mind though, they don’t last very long.
  4. UV Light Filter: These types of air purifiers utilize UV light to facilitate the removal of biological pollutants like mold and bacteria. In any case, UV light filters do not remove dust or dander particles as other air filters do.

The kind of air filter you use will certainly depend on what sort of filtering will best meet your needs. A high-quality air filter assists in the removal of some of the unwanted particles in your air. But no filter can remove them all. The simplest of changes in indoor air quality can be impactful to a person with allergies or respiratory conditions. In order to achieve this, it’s important to ensure that you have the right air filters for each room.

While most people can simply install the preferred filter in their existing HVAC system, others may want to obtain separate air filtration units to accomplish the best effect possible. Commonly, smaller units are especially beneficial in little rooms, such as a small bedroom. To guarantee clean air in larger or more open areas of your home, you have to invest in larger, more expensive filtering machines.

The filtration machine models most often recommended by experts typically cost anywhere between $200 and $900 per unit. And don’t forget the cost of the filters. All air purifiers and filtering machines will have filters that need to be replaced or cleaned regularly. Some of these replacement filters can be quite expensive. It is a good idea to check the prices of both the air filtering unit and the replacement filters before deciding to buy.

For different renters, investing in a high-quality air filter or purifier is the best way to improve indoor air quality and personal health. Consequently, to be sure of what type and size of the air filter will best meet your needs, do your homework — figure out what selections are available for purchase before making any decisions.

At Real Property Management South Orlando, we can help determine which air filtration system best fits the needs of your rental home. If you want to learn more about how our Windermere property management team can assist you, don’t hesitate to contact us online or call us at 407-982-2000

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