Best Home Air Purifier of 2017

Why should you purchase an air cleaner for home? Normally speaking, each person intakes one kilogram food, two kilograms water and 32 kilogram air every day. However, according to the research of EPA, the air pollution indoors is as two to five times as outdoors, sometime even reaches by 100 times. Furthermore, more than 90% activities are all taken inside of our house. Because of breathing bad air for a long time, people are easy to get headache, dizziness and syncope. Pollution air stimulates our eyes, ears, mouth and nose, even causing some intractable respiratory sickness such as allergy symptoms and wheezing. It’s no exaggeration to say that indoor air pollution have been becoming the silent killer that should not be ignored by us.

Therefore, more and more families are fond of making use of air purifiers to clean the indoor air. This kind of air cleaning machine is allowed to add fresh air and humidify to keep the room fresh and clean, so that make comfortable and healthy environment for your families. People put more emphasis on choosing home appliances conductive to good health and the home air filter is one of appliances in their checklist.

Best Home Air Purifiers on the Market of 2016

Product ModelsAmazon RatingsDimensionsMax. Working SpaceSpeciality
Guardian Technologies AC5350BAbove4.39.1 x 6.7 x 27.6 inches ; 11 pounds200 to 400 square feet1.True HEPA Filter ;
2.UV-C light technology
AeraMax 100Above4.28.5 x 7.2 x 27.2 inches;
9.2 pounds
100 to 200 square feet1.AeraSmart sensor ;
2.Special mode for cold and flu season
Winix 5300-2Above4.314.9 x 7.8 x 23.6 inches;
18 pounds
146 to 199 square feet1.PlasmaWave
2.Smart Sensor and Auto Mode
AeraMax 200Above4.37.1 x 13 x 20.5 inches;
10.5 pounds
200 to 400 square feet1.True HEPA filter with AeraSafe antimicrobial treatment
2.Certified asthma & allergy friendly
Whirlpool WhispureAbove4.312.3 x 22.1 x 27.2 inches; 22.6 pounds500 square feet1.three-stage filtration system;
2. 4 fan speeds, plus sleep and turbo modes

Detailed Reviews

Guardian Technologies AC5350B


Personally, this special machine is the best model of this brand. HEPA filter and charcoal filter are performed very well. It is ideal to put 28 inch tall machine with 5 speeds and CADR rated 125+ in medium to large rooms. As I’ve mentioned Guardian Technologies in my buying guide, the machine of this brand is a gift for allergy sufferers.

AC5350B offers UV sanitizer and odor reduction to effectively contribute on air cleaning. If you or your families are smokers, you should definitely choose this one. As it works, you will find it amazingly suck up all the smoke in its path from 5-6 feet away. Whispering quietly even on its 4 out of 5 setting, it achieved a huge improvement over their other models. Furthermore, the UV-C light is smaller than their other units which helps eliminate the possibility of breakage when it’s time for replacement. Replacement requires every 6-8 months and the carbon pre-filter needs to vacuum out once a month.

This model asks for a budget below $200. Buy this top option if you can accept this price. By the way, you will surely love its tiny, elegant and stylish design!

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AeraMax 100


As its small volume, this machine is recommended for small sized rooms from 100 to 200 square feet. If you are looking a machine for your small room with a budget about $120, then you definitely need to check this model.

AeraMax 100 is certified as a cleaner which can protect people friendly who suffer from asthma and allergy. Instead of HEPA filter, it takes True-HEPA filter that can capture 99.97% of airborne particles including pollen, ragweed & other allergens, viruses, germs, dust mites, mold spores & cigarette smoke. Like AeraMax 300/DX95, it offers special mode for cold and flu season. By using this function, you can effectively capture influenza virus from indoor air. You don’t have to worry about the noise this machine makes as it’s pretty quiet when it works. What’s more, AeraMax has the automatic air sampling mode which can adjust fan speed accordingly. Ionization field can be turned off manually if you want.

There are many humanity designs including the built- in carry handle, and its sharp design. Since it is tall and sleek, you can save a lot of floor space.

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Winix 5300-2


If you are looking for a product for medium to large room with budget within $200, come and check Winix 5300-2. 3 Stage cleaning helps to capture 99.97% of airborne pollutants, dust mites, pet dander, pollen and other allergens and remove a range of allergens: dust, cigarette smoke, pollen, odors, pet dander, mold spores and organic chemicals. It’s very suitable for kid bedrooms, baby nurseries and offices.

It is equipped with PlasmaWave which acts as a permanent filter to safely break down odor, allergens, chemical vapors and other pollutants without producing harmful ozone. The unit is nearly noiseless, and medium mode has about the same noise as a normal desktop computer that can be ignored easily. As it comes low or sleep mode for silent night-time operation, you won’t hear any sound from this model. Meanwhile, smart sensor monitors the indoor air and then auto mode helps to adjust the fan to filter the needed air. There’s also a great carrying handle on the top of this cleaning machine, and with the sleek boxy shape and low weight it’s very easy to move from room to room.

By the way, after a spring cleaning, set the shower with very pungent chemical odor from cleaning agents down on Turbo and shut the door to the bathroom for a few hours, it can do an excellent job of clearing your bathroom up!

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AeraMax 200


As the AreaMax 100 I’ve mentioned above, a series of AeraMax are certified as a cleaner which can protect people friendly who suffer asthma and allergy. Unlike the small volume of AreaMax100, AreaMax200 is perfectly suitable for medium sized rooms from 200 to 400 square feet. Both of them have good performances but for different sized rooms.

This cleaner offers AeraSmart sensor which automatically detects and purifies the air, same special mode for cold and flu season, and true HEPA filter but with AeraSafe antimicrobial treatment safely removes 99.97% of airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns including pollen, ragweed and other allergens such as viruses, germs, dust mites, mold spores and cigarette smoke. We get a lot of feedbacks from people who bought it, and we find out that this machine is extremely quiet and very efficient when it works. Its sleek design and high performance at such price received a number of acclaims.

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Whirlpool Whispure


This one is the most expensive air cleaner of these five cleaning machines. It is perfectly used for large sized rooms. CADR rated 315, three-stage filtration system comprised of a pre-filter, carbon filter, and true HEPA filter aim to remove up to 99.97% of particles that are 0.3 microns and larger. Carbon filter is able to catch the large particles, which also works to eliminate harmful odors and protect the life of the HEPA filter.

The performance of this model enables to fresh air annually 4.8 times per hour in a 500 square feet room. Of course it offers many modes that fit your need, and 4 fan speeds, plus sleep and turbo modes can make enjoyable and healthy indoors environment for you. If $250 is not far beyond your budget, this one is the best one among the list. It is so fascinating that you can hardly tear yourself away from it.

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