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Eliminate Basement Odor with Winix

Air purifier in basement collecting particles

What’s a cool summer refuge and a cozy winter hideaway? Yes, we’re talking about basements. The downside to this cozy spot in your home might be an odor and that smell goes by the name of must. This smell covers a mix of basement “scaries” such as mold, dust, VOCs, and stagnant air. Due to a lack in air flow, this odor tends to stick around, until now.

Fortunately, the use of an air purifier increases the circulation of air in your basement, while tackling odors and allergens at the same time. Incorporating an air purifier in your basement increases the air quality you and your family breathes, especially if opening windows isn’t an option. Before you run and purchase an air purifier, its important to know that not all air purifiers are the same! In order to reduce musty odors and allergens, both a True HEPA filter and Activated Carbon Filter is needed! This powerful combination specifically captures unwanted smells and irritating airborne contaminants.

Let’s take a closer look. A True HEPA Filter is the only type of HEPA filter that is certified to capture particles as small as 0.003 microns. A Winix True HEPA filter captures 99.99%* of airborne allergens including pollen, dust, pet dander, smoke, and other ultrafine particles. An Activated Carbon Filter is the only type of filter that captures odor. A Winix Activated Carbon Filter reduces odors and the presences of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). This filter is designed to catch airborne particles found indoors, such as your basement, and also helps prolong the lifespan of the True HEPA Filter.

In addition to ridding your basement of unpleasant odor, incorporating an air purifier helps in many other areas. The increased air circulation leaves your space feeling less stuffy and the reduction of allergens leave you with a less stuffy nose. Air purifiers also work for you by catching unsightly dust, this reduction means less frequent cleaning and sneezing.

Keeping your basement clean goes further than vacuuming. The air quality in your basement is just as important as the air quality in other rooms, and possibly more important due to lack of airflow. The right air purifier with the correct filters will rid your basement of unpleasant odor and leave you with a space you and your family can enjoy.

*Based on independent laboratory tests conducted on inanimate particles as small as 0.003 microns.