Skip to Content

Air Purifiers And Flu Season

Person blowing nose

It's that time of year again when we start to worry about getting sick. Flu season is upon us, and even the slightest sniffle can be scary, but it's important to take the right steps in order to protect yourself and your family. One thing you can do is get an air purifier for your home. An air purifier can help lessen your overall symptoms as well as help protect you against viruses and bacteria in the first place.

Flu Season Nerves

If you’re like many people, you start to get nervous with even the slightest sniffle. One thing that can help make it a little easier is having an air purifier in your home. An air purifier can help lessen your overall symptoms as well as help protect you against viruses and bacteria in the first place.

How does this work? Well, particles from dust, pollen, and pet dander cause respiratory problems for most people. They can also carry viruses that cause illnesses like colds or the flu. The better your air purifier does at getting rid of these particles from the air in your home (including cooking smells), the less likely they are to irritate or trigger a reaction in your lungs when inhaled!

Clean Air

The good news is that air purifiers can help reduce symptoms. Air purifiers work by filtering out particulate matter and other airborne contaminants from the air you're breathing and circulating clean air into your living space—or wherever else you choose to use it.

This means that when you turn on an air purifier, it will remove dust, pollen, mold spores, and other irritants from the environment—which may help reduce allergy or asthma symptoms for those who suffer from respiratory issues related to these irritants (and also make your house smell better).

As far as preventing illnesses like colds or flu goes: no dice! Air purifiers cannot prevent viruses from being transmitted between people because they only filter out particulates—not microorganisms like bacteria or viruses themselves. However...


Air Purifiers Can Trap Bacteria And Viruses

HEPA filters trap bacteria and virus particles, helping you to stay healthy during flu season. They also work well for allergies, reducing congestion and coughing associated with them. Typically with most air purification systems, we recommend homeowners get their filters inspected seasonally. While filters can work wonders, a dirty filter will do more harm than good. A clogged filter can damage your air purifier and potentially block back bacteria and germs into your home.

An air purifier can be helpful if you’re looking to protect yourself better against the flu and other viruses. The best thing about them is that they don’t require much maintenance or upkeep. You must keep them clean and change their filters every month, depending on how often they get used. If nothing else, they will at least give off some fresh air in your home, which feels great this time of year when it seems like everyone around us has been sick with something!