Mold is a common household annoyance that thrives in damp, humid environments and poses a risk to humans and the structural integrity of homes. Mold can trigger allergic reactions, respiratory issues and other health problems that include cognitive impairments, fatigue, and severe headaches.

If a person is exposed for too long, the situation can potentially become fatal. Combating mold is a multi-step process, but one area that can help you both remove mold from your home and prevent its recurrence is an HVAC air purifier. At [company name], we help Omaha, NE residents choose the best HVAC air purifier for their homes.

HVAC Air Purifiers

HVAC air purifiers are designed to improve indoor air quality by removing airborne contaminants such as dust, pollen, pet dander and mold spores. These systems typically consist of filters, such as HEPA filters, ionizers, and possibly carbon filters. These components work to capture and neutralize pollutants including mold spores. Air purification systems also trap bacteria, viruses, smoke, VOCs, and odors. Better indoor air quality means easier breathing, fewer allergies, fewer illnesses, and better overall health.

Types of Purification Systems Available

There are two types of HVAC air purifiers available: filtration systems and UV light purifiers. Filtration systems are the most common purification systems used by home and business owners alike, and they use filters to capture pollutants in the air. Among the pollutants that these systems capture are mold spores. These air filtration systems have different filtering capabilities. Those that rely on HEPA filters are the most efficient because they can trap 99.97% of particles that are 0.3 microns in diameter or larger. However, not all HVAC systems are compatible with air purifiers that use HEPPA filters. These filters are so dense that they can put a strain on some HVAC systems.

UV light purifiers use ultraviolet light to neutralize mold spores along with other microorganisms. As air passes through the HVAC system, the UV light will remove these organisms and prevent them from reproducing and spreading. These purifiers are a common choice for people who have systems that are not compatible with HEPPA filters but still want top-notch air purification.

How Will My HVAC Air Purifier Help with Mold?

Your HVAC air purifier can effectively remove mold spores from the air, which will help reduce the number of mold spores present in your environment. This will dramatically improve your indoor air quality. However, your HVAC air purifier cannot treat the underlying issue. An air purifier will work to limit the spread of mold spores and keep your air clean, but it cannot clean mold colonies attached to walls, cabinets, floorboards, and other stationary structures in the home.

To help your air purifier do its job well, there are some actions you can take to ensure your home is less hospitable to mold growth. Scheduling regular maintenance on your HVAC system is a huge help because HVAC technicians can detect whether there are any problems present that may prevent adequate humidity regulation. Having your purification system regularly maintained by a professional will also guarantee its effectiveness. If you contend with ventilation issues, you can also ask the HVAC technician for help addressing them.

Choosing the Right HVAC Air Purifier

When selecting an HVAC air purifier for mold prevention, you should consider factors including the size of the purifier, the type of filtration technology used, and the maintenance requirements. HEPA filters are highly effective in capturing mold spores, while UV lights and ionizers can provide additional protection against airborne contaminants. Charcoal filters can attack the musty odor that mold carries.

Our professionals can review your home, including your square footage, existing airflow, and any moisture control systems you may have present. After reviewing your set-up, we can help guide you in the right direction and give you the best options for keeping your indoor air clean and free of mold spores. By choosing the right HVAC air purifier and preventing excess moisture in your home, you can breathe easy.

We’re Here to Help

You deserve to feel comfortable, and your comfort is our priority. Reach out to us at [company name], and we’ll help you improve your indoor air quality. Along with our air purifier services, we also offer cooling and heating installation, repair, and maintenance at an affordable price for those in the Omaha area. If you need professional residential, commercial, or industrial services for your HVAC equipment, give us a call today.

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