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How to protect your family from allergens

Ensuring the air quality at home is at a high level has become a priority as many families now spend most of their time in. 

How to protect your family from allergens
Science company 3M offers air conditioner filter sheets that trap allergens and other small particles to ensure they are not recirculated inside.
Allergens and pollutants such as dust, pollen, pet dander, smoke, and fumes from household chemicals can accumulate inside the house. According to a science company, some of these allergens are trapped in air conditioners and spread around each time the units are switched on.

An innovation for the home, 3M offers air cleaning filter sheets said to capture 93 percent of PM2.5 particles and outperform ordinary AC screens by at least 60 times. 

According to Lai Mei Yip, Command and HEM portfolio manager of 3M, the 3M Air Cleaning Filter Sheets work effectively by pulling in and trapping the allergens and small particles, so the air conditioner delivers cleaner air. “It addresses the common household dust, pollen, dust mite debris, mold pores, and pet dander.”

Each pack contains four 8x13 sheets and two filter-change Koala indicators that turn black to notify users when it’s time to change the AC filters. 

How to protect your family from allergens
The filter sheets capture up to 93 percent of PM2.5 particles according to a test conducted by 3M.
To install the 3M Air Cleaning Filter Sheets, remove and clean the plastic mesh screen that comes with the air conditioner unit; cut the filter sheets following the shape and size of the built-in plastic mesh screen; place the 3M Air Cleaning Filter Sheets vertically onto the center of the plastic mesh screens (allow gaps on each side); use the double-faced adhesive tape to attach the filters to the mesh screens, and install the plastic mesh screens with 3M Air Cleaning Filter Sheets back into the air conditioner. 

The filter must be replaced once every one to three months. 

Topics: air quality , Lai Mei Yip , 3M Air Cleaning Filter Sheets
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