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Air purifier, humidifier and dehumidifier: what are the differences?

Air purifier, humidifier and dehumidifier: what are the differences?

Air purifiers, humidifiers, ionisers and dehumidifiers can have an impact on the air you breathe in your home. However, they each have a different purpose with unique benefits. If you're looking for ways to relieve allergies, improve dry air conditions, or create a healthy environment for your child, you need to understand the differences between these devices. We explain how each device works and the best ways to use them safely.

Air that is too dry can put a lot of strain on your home (increased dust, development of viruses and bacteria, cracks in furniture and parquet flooring). Also on your health (headaches, dry throat, rhinitis, eye irritation, dry skin and mucous membranes).

Why use an air purifier, ionizer type?

Air purifiers have the function of purifying the air. Air pollution is known to aggravate or trigger respiratory allergies and asthma attacks. Conventional air purifiers are based on an air filtration system, containing disposable filters. Depending on the type of device and the filters that make it up, maintenance of this type of air purifier is a delicate and essential operation. We invite you to read our article on the subject.

Unlike filter air purifiers, the TEQOYA ioniser air purifier does not require filters and does not produce draughts. The TEQOYA air ioniser produces a large quantity of negative ions, which charge the airborne pollutants, thus making them fall to the ground. Easy to use and totally silent, TEQOYA air purifiers reproduce a natural depollution process : air ionisation.

Fight against allergens (dust mites, pollens, moulds) and bio-contaminants (viruses and bacteria).

Some air purifiers are designed to reduce airborne allergens such as dust mites, pet dander, pollen or mould spores. Many people with allergies or asthma use an air purifier to reduce their exposure to these triggers.

TEQOYA air ionisers work effectively to reduce particles and allergens (known asthma triggers) in the air. They neutralise up to 99% of the ultra-fine particles and germs that irritate the respiratory tract and weaken the immune system. To find out more about the effectiveness of TEQOYA air purifiers on viruses, including COVID, read our detailed article on the subject.

Some air purifiers are designed to reduce airborne allergens such as dust mites, pet dander, pollen or mould spores. Many people with allergies or asthma use an air purifier to reduce their exposure to these triggers.

TEQOYA air ionisers work effectively to reduce particles and allergens (known asthma triggers) in the air. They neutralise up to 99% of the ultra-fine particles and germs that irritate the respiratory tract and weaken the immune system. To find out more about the effectiveness of TEQOYA air purifiers on viruses, including COVID, read our detailed article on the subject.

A purifier (or ioniser), a dehumidifier and a humidifier perform different functions. A purifier can be used in addition to a humidifier or dehumidifier, possibly in the same room. However, if you use a filtered air purifier, you should avoid placing it in the same room as a humidifier, as the humidity in the air could clog the filters and encourage the growth of mould and bacteria.

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