Well folks, fall allergies are here for the season! Colds and allergies cause stuffy noses, runny noses, cough, irritated throats, runny eyes and more. Allergies and colds can be miserable! While there’s not a lot you can do for outdoor allergens, there is a way to help eliminate allergens in your home!
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Keeping your furniture and surfaces dusted and vacuumed goes a long way in helping. But there’s more you can do. An air purifier is a must have if you are an allergy sufferer and/or if you have pets. We have indoor pets and, let me tell you, they shed horribly! Dust, pet hair, dander, mold… it all adds up. All 6 of us suffer from allergies plus our oldest daughter has asthma and is susceptible to bronchitis. So we want use an air purifier religiously. Our old one had bit the dust a few months ago so we’d been without for awhile.
Clay and I have been testing out an Airfree Iris 3000 air purifier that eliminates allergens in your home with the use of heat, versus a removable filter.
The Airfree pulls the air through vents in the bottom. It then heats it, killing any mold spores, allergens, viruses, etc. After that, it passes through a cooling chamber and out the top, clean and clear. It does get fairly warm on top. Not hot enough to burn me but enough that I don’t let anything sit near the top of it.
This air purifer is super quiet. In fact, ours makes no sound at all. I tend to forget that it is even in the room. It has a LED nightlight on the top and if it wasn’t for that, you’d never know it was there. The LED has a couple different settings. It can be dimmed or brightened using the touch sensor that also controls the on/off function.
The Airfree Iris 3000 looks almost like a knights helmet. (there are several different models) It is a little space age looking. I have to say, it is quite the contrast inside a cabin in the woods. 😂
I love it though! I’ve noticed a huge difference in our breathing. I haven’t been stuffy nosed or sneezing lately like I was before. It is recommended in rooms up to 650 square feet and even though our home has a bit of an open concept floor plan, it really works well in the space.
I’m excited to really test it out over a longer period of time and see if I notice a difference.
What are some tips you have to eliminate allergens in your home? Do you use an air purifier?
Hi! I’m Crystal Martin, a stay at home mom of 4, living in KY with my high school sweetheart husband of 20+ years. My husband and I are co-bloggers at Cinnamon Hollow where we write about homesteading, travel, beauty, our lives with our kids and pets, fun and free printables as well as the products and services that make our lives just a little bit easier – and a lot more fun!
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