Best Rated Air Purifier for Allergies

Best Rated Air Purifier for Allergies – You already know it’s important to regularly clean your home, but there’s one part beyond the surfaces that’s often looked over: the air. Using an air purifier can help make sure the air you breathe is cleaner, but not all air purifiers are created equal.

That’s why the Lab experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute dug deep into the research to find the best air purifiers on the market. We vetted dozens of air purifiers by evaluating their controls and interfaces for ease of use, road testing in our homes and labs, in addition to reviewing specifications and test documentations and selecting from brands we know and trust.

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1.LEVOIT Air Purifie

Made to work best in rooms up to 360 square feet, this unit has three fan speeds to accommodate the level of purifying you need. It also features a sleep mode, auto mode, and timer—the sleep mode allows the unit to run more quietly and with less LED display light, while the auto mode will shift between fan speeds according to how much purifying is needed in the room.

Levoit says its 3-stage filtration process using a HEPA carbon filter can remove 97 percent of common household allergens.

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2.Blueair Blue Pure 211+

The Blueair Blue Pure 211+ can control dust in rooms up to 540 square feet (sq. ft.). There are three filters to capture particles: a washable prefilter for bigger particles, an inner particle filter that uses HEPA technology, and a carbon filter that traps gases and smoke. It runs quietly compared to competitors and turns on easily with one-button control.

Some customers say that they can smell the carbon filter, and they don’t always like the smell. If you register the product with Blueair, you get a 2-year warranty free of charge. Reviews on TrustPilot warn that customers aren’t always thrilled with Blueair’s customer service.

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3.Dyson Pure Hot +

Using a HEPA filter, this Dyson air purifier claims to clear up to 99.97% of airborne pollutants, including smoke from wildfires, as well as various odors and toxins.

Our ease-of-use tests also found a bunch of family-friendly extras on the unit: unlike other fans, it has no accessible blades, so it’s safer for small hands. There’s also a nighttime mode and a sleep timer as part of its 10 speed settings. You can use the Dyson app to deliver real-time air quality reports that also includes temperature and humidity.

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4.RabbitAir MinusA2

The Rabbit Air MinusA2 combines 6 individual filters (including an ionizer) to remove floating particulates and other allergens from the air.

While the unit is expensive, performance is incredible. The MinusA2 dominated our air quality tests, dramatically reducing the number of particles in the air. When you combine a sharp aesthetic and an easy to use interface (via buttons, remote, or smart phone) it really is the whole package.

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5.Coway Airmega 250

The Coway Mighty is also unusually easy to live with, as it’s quiet and compact, and its display can go dark at night, making it a good fit for master bedrooms, playrooms, and living rooms or dens. Finally, it’s easily the most affordable purifier of its capabilities we’ve ever found:

Adding up the purchase price, the costs of 24/7 operation on medium, and the costs of annual filter changes, you’re looking at about $470 over five years. (Or less: We calculate electricity costs at New York’s rates, which are 50% above the national average.)

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6.Honeywell HPA300

The Honeywell True HEPA air purifier is ideal for medium-size rooms. It has a HEPA filter and claims to capture “up to 99.97 percent of microscopic allergens, 0.3 microns or larger.”

It also includes a carbon pre-filter that helps reduce unpleasant odors.

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WRAP UP

Best Rated Air Purifier for Allergies – Given the increased focus on air purifiers of late, we decided to update our report with additional model recommendations, based on further specification reviews and road tests of reliable brands.

During the pandemic, our chief engineer, Rachel Rothman, tested more than 12 models in her home, logging 100,000-plus hours of total run time, along with extensive usability tests. The devices were exposed to drying paint, kitchen fumes and even dirty diapers to measure air purification across a range of scenarios and common at-home needs

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