With the use of protecting health, air purifiers are becoming more and more popular in our society. The number of people uses them in hot summer is much more than usual. You do not know how to use air purifier effectively and correctly. As the result, this kind of device can either promote the features or be helpful with customers.
Air purifiers can refine the air, remove dirt, bacteria, viruses, pathogens and mold, and so on. They attract and retain the dust particles thanks to the membrane filter. Moreover, another function which is usually used for this device is humidifying.
Nowadays, there are many types of air purifiers. But this two are the most common: Filters and HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air). These devices are suitable for people who are easy to get allergies or asthma. An air purifier is particularly useful with a closed room or a room which you have applied air conditioner.
However, you need to pay attention to some things to promote the use air purifier effectively. Especially, you should pay more attention when you use it in the hot summer.
How to use Air Purifier Effectively
Put your machine in the appropriate location
With the compact and flexible size, an air purifier is quite easy for you to move to different locations. However, not every location is suitable for you to put your device. The place you put your machine can affect the efficiency of your air purifier too.
You should note that you would rather put your device in stable places, better on a flat surface. Though placed in any position, air purifier should be put far from the wall in the distance of 50- 90cm. It is because it will exhaust during the time it works.
Users should not leave the machine next to other cooling or heating equipment or in the places that have direct sunlight.
Air purifier is an electric device. From that point, users had better calculate the distance between the power outlet and its position. So, you can find a power cord that has a suitable length. Do not use two power cords to plug in the appliance.
Time to use
We all know the benefits of air purifier and humidifier in our lives. However, in fact, regularly using them are not good.
In particular, for some machines use ozone technology, you should not use it continuously. You just turn on the ozone mode in given time. If you overuse ozone, it will not be good for your health
Be rational in using the machine functions
Typically, users should set the automatic (auto) mode which has been installed before for the machine. Benefits of automatic mode are saving power. The machine automatically senses the level of pollution, humidity, so on and have activities to deal with problems.
However, in many cases, users should choose appropriate functions of the device. So, it can suit the needs and prevent your machine from working for a long time or overloading.
For example, some room was enough humidity or on rainy days with high humidity in the atmosphere. In those cases, users should disable the use of a humidifier and just use air purifier functions to avoid wasting energy. Vice versa, you clean the air in the room after a period of use. Then, you can only use humidifier features to balance the humidity in the room.
With some machines that have a humidifying function, you should check their water containers regularly. Thus, you can add water in time and help the devices work more effectively.
Change the water and periodically sanitize the filters
It is essential for you to clean and replace filters regularly to make the air purifier operate more efficiently and more.
Experts recommend that users should do the cleaning once a month. Many families are in the areas that have polluted air. In those cases, the time you need to do the cleaning may be sooner.
The parts you need to clean including water tanks (if you usually use humidifier function. You would rather sanitize water tanks daily with clean water), coarse filter (using vacuum), water tray and the cover (washing with water). Besides, it also has the body of the machine (using a soft towel to wipe the surface of the body), and the last is dust sensor (using brush).
Also, after a period of use, you need to replace the filters. The time depends on the specified time of each manufacturer. Moreover, you can clean the machines that use electric fields by removing metal filters.