Air purifiers can form part of a healthy and well-regulated home, here are a few great options
Gadgets and technology are increasingly present in the modern home, with devices like smart-speakers, lights and video doorbells becoming more and more popular. We’re increasingly conscious of our home environment, even down to the air quality. Regulating this at home with air purifiers is a great idea for your health and wellbeing, so here are some of the best units available today.
This Levoit air purifier has an H13 HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter and a useful timer. It’s a great option for medium-sized rooms and operates at a very quiet 24dB, ensuring it won’t make too much noise when it’s up and running.
- Noise level – 24dB
- Room area – Up to 80 square metres
The TruSens purifier is great for capturing allergens, dust and odours, helping to create a cleaner and more breathable environment. It also has useful a UV-C lamp which can kill up to 98 per cent of airborne bacteria.
- Noise level – 32dB
- Room area – up to 70 square metres
The Winix air purifier has coverage for rooms of up to 45 metres squared and can be a great relief for allergy sufferers, reducing pollen as well as hay fever symptoms. On top of this, it operates at a notably quiet 25dB, which will barely register with normal use throughout the day.
- Noise level – 27dB
- Room area – 45 square metres
This compact air purifier is great for reducing odours and fighting odours, it also has a NanoProtect filter for filtering out microscopic particles and bacteria. It also has a colour indicator to display to highlight current air quality.
The device is controlled by a simple-to-use touch panel on the top of it.
- Noise level – 61dB
- Room area – 49 square metres
With a grey colour scheme, this Russell Hobbs unit instantly stands out from the crowd, operating free from ozone and with a HEPA filter to capture unwanted particles. There’s also a multi-coloured LED display on the top of the purifier with easy-to-use controls and it also comes with three speed settings.
- Noise level – 32dB
- Room area – 14 square metres
Touted by EVA as “the quietest air purifier”, this unit removes dust, pollen and other impurities from the air to provide you with a more breathable environment. Its filter has high-density carbon for capturing microscopic chemicals and it operates at a whisper quiet 16dB, which will barely register when in use through the day.
- Noise level – 16dB
- Room area – 30 square metres
Also including an H13 HEPA filter, this purifier has three speeds, along with an auto-mode for shutting off and saving energy after extended use. This unit comes with a four-stage filtration system for eliminating odors and capturing both large and small particles.
- Noise level – 22dB
- Room area – 25 square metres
Coming with a smart sensor, an auto-mode and a sleep mode, this purifier has the capability for multiple and intuitive types of use. It’s small enough to be conveniently placed in a standard-sized room and features an LED light ring to visually indicate the air quality in an environment.
- Noise level – 25dB
- Room area – 37.5 square metres
At its base level, this Amazon purifier covers a smaller room at 12 metres but there are three other models, going up to a sizeable 96 metres for coverage. The unit is user friendly, with a control panel on the top, allowing you to regulate its timer. You can also toggle between sleep and normal modes, as well as between different speeds.
- Noise level – 28dB
- Room area – square metres
Looking a bit more like a bladeless fan than an air purifier, this Queenty unit still has the same functionality. It’s noticeably more streamlined and less bulky but has a negative ioniser and 38 degrees of coverage with its front-facing side.
As a smaller device, it’s a good option for a bedroom, small office or study room.
- Noise level – 35dB
- Room area – 10 square metres
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