The best air purifiers you can buy
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Fresh, clean air. You need it, but the environment doesn't always provide it.
If you've suffered long enough with sinus problems, allergies, or headaches due to pollutants in the air, it's time for an air purifier. Our top pick is the Coway Mighty Air Purifier.
You can go up to three weeks without eating. You'll survive three to four days, on average, without fluids. But it only takes six minutes without air to damage your delicate brain, and survival beyond that is unlikely. The air you breathe is the most pressing life necessity, so why not take as many breaths as possible of pure, clean air?
To accomplish that, you'll likely need an air purifier. Far too many of us live in areas with polluted outdoor air, and according to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air inside our homes can be even dirtier.
Common pollutants inside your home can include molds and fungi spores, bacteria and viruses, pollen, cigarette smoke, volatile organic compounds (VOCs emitted from carpeting, paint, and other construction materials), dust and pet dander, and fumes from air fresheners and other cleaning supplies.
Air purifiers remove some or most of those pollutants from your indoor air. They work by drawing room air in and through a filter or combination of filters, then blowing out fresh, clean air.
A good air purifier removes allergens, dust, gases, and other pollutants from the room air, leaving behind clean air for your lung's benefit. There are a lot of air purifiers on the market, though, and that's why we did the hard work for you. We've done our research, and gathered up the eight air purifiers we think do the best job of cleaning your air.
Here are the best air purifiers you can buy:
- Best overall: Coway Mighty Air Purifier
- Best for germs: GermGuardian 3-in-1 Air Purifier
- Best for allergies: Dyson Pure Cool Air Purifier Fan
- Best for pets: Winix WAC9500 Ultimate Pet True Air Purifier
- Best for small rooms: Holmes Small Room Air Purifier
- Best for larger rooms: Blueair Blue Pure 211+ Air Purifier
- Best for travel: AirTamer Portable Air Purifier
- Best non-electric purifier: Morihata International Chikuno Cube
- Best advanced air purifer: Molekule Air Purfier
Updated on 11/29/2018 by Steven John: Added Morihata and Molekule air purifiers. Updated prices and formatting.
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