Buying an air purifier to counter the high polluting of the environment levels? This air purifier buying guide aims to assist you take the best decision.

Buying an air cleanser is tricky. Without any industry standards in position in India, consumers are susceptible to the brands. The values of air purifiers can start around anywhere between Rs 8,000 and Rs 1 lakh. There are many things to consider before buying an air purifier. It is very important to undergo the specifications of each model and not blindly believe the sales executive. This buying guide aims to allow you to take an educated decision.

What to remember first

Before you head out to buy an air cleaner, note the following:

  1. Note the size of the area (preferably in square metres) where you want to install an air cleaner
  2. Remember that portable air purifiers are designed to cater to just one room
  3. Avoid Ionizers, UV light-based models. These air purifiers release ozone as a byproduct which may have adverse effects.
  4. The cost of replacing air conditioning filter and electricity costs must be kept in mind. For best results, home air cleaners should always be kept running always.

Certifications to keep in mind

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