If you are an allergy sufferer and find that you are irritated by daily dust, pet hairs and pollen in your home, you may well be looking for ways to help alleviate the symptoms.
What does HEPA mean?
HEPA is an acronym which stands for High-Efficiency Particulate Air and are used in most air purifiers you can purchase today. An air purifier will help to remove the dust and other air polution from the air in your home, but of course, their effectiveness stops there.
You probably already vacuum your soft furnishings, beds, curtains, carperts and rugs on a regular basis to try to remove these micro particles that are no longer airborne and this should also help. But did you know, you can also find anti allergy vacuum cleaners with HEPA filters?
The air inside your home and all around you can irritate your allergies and cause discomfort, so a vacuum with a HEPA filter can help to get to the heart of the problem of allergies or asthma.
How does a HEPA filter vacuum work?
Ordinary vacuum filters can assist in removing some allergens, however, a vacuum with a HEPA filter helps by trapping these pollutants and should help relieve your allergy symptoms.
It is an ultra fine mesh filter which traps those irritating particles including dust, pollen and pet hair. By trapping these particles, it also reduces the amount that is blown back into the room. Allergy sufferers say that using a vacuum with a HEPA filter can help their symptoms and keep their homes dust free for longer (or as dust free as a home can be!)
We would recommend not only vacuuming your carpets and rugs but also all of your soft furnishings, curtains, throws, bedding and cushions.
Other ways to reduce air pollution in your home is to change carpets to hard flooring such as laminate or tiles and always wash bedding on high temperature.
What is the best vacuum for allergies?
There are a range of HEPA filter vacuums on the market. To find out more about vacuum filtration to help with your allergies, please call James or Marc on the above number, or email us by clicking on the contact us page. We will be very happy to provide you with more detailed help and advice so that you can find the right Vacuum to suit your requirements.
We have added some links to our range available online, but we would recommend getting in touch as there are other options too. For example, some standard vacuums offer a HEPA filter option.