Allergy season is here in many parts of the country, and it’s right around the corner for much of the rest. If you’re looking for relief from allergy symptoms, try adding an air purifier to your home this year.
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While shopping, be sure to purchase a model with a HEPA filter. These filters can “remove at least 99.97% of dust, pollen, mold, bacteria and any airborne particles with a size of 0.3 microns,” according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Below, the best air purifiers for your home with HEPA filtration from Dyson, Molekule, Coway and more, just in time for allergy season. From splurge-worthy to budget-conscious, these air purifiers may just offer you some relief.
Dyson Purifier Cool Formaldehyde TP09 purifying fan
This Dyson air purifier and fan goes above and beyond most, even destroying formaldehyde that your furniture may be releasing into the air. It also has a carbon filter that removes gases and odors. This air purifier diagnoses your room’s air quality for you as it works and reports back as it cleans. It also doubles as a powerful oscillating fan.
Ainfox Air Purifier with HEPA filter
This more affordable air purifier has low, medium and high fan speeds. It’s rather petite, and suited for smaller rooms (up to 300 square feet). Rated 4.5 stars on Wayfair.
Coway Airmega 150
Make a design statement with this air purifier that comes in sage green, peony pink and dove white. It offers 214 square feet of coverage and has automatic speed control and an air quality indicator.
Molekule air purifiers were developed over 25 years by research scientists to “break down pollutants at a molecular level, including viruses, bacteria, mold, ozone, allergens, and chemicals.” This air purifier for large rooms up to 600 square feet claims to detect and destroy pollutants 1,000 times smaller than the standard filters must meet to qualify as HEPA. Find this air purifier in a smaller ($500) and larger version as well ($1,200).
Levoit air purifier with True-HEPA filter
This air purifier has a three-stage filtration system with a pre-filter, a True-HEPA filter and a high-efficiency activated carbon filter. It offers three speed settings and claims to circulate the air in a room more than four times per hour.
Germguardian air purifier with 360-degree True-HEPA filter
This air purifier for small rooms has four speeds. It also has a charcoal filter that helps reduce odors. It claims to circulate air more than four times per hour in rooms up to 105 square feet. It has a timer of up to eight hours.
Pure Enrichment PureZone medium-large room air purifier
This three-stage air purifier has a pre-filter and activated carbon filter, True-HEPA filter and UV-C light. It has three fan speeds and three timer settings.
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