Indoor Air Quality Featured on the TODAY Show!

Since Americans across the country are spending most of their time indoors this winter, healthy indoor air is more important than ever. This morning the TODAY show mentioned 7 easy tips to improve the air quality in your home.

There are several easy, inexpensive ways to improve your indoor air quality—it can be anything from adding more fresh air to using air purifiers for multiple chemicals or large room humidifiers. Check out the video to hear their tips, and click the links below to see a few of our product offerings that may assist you this winter.

As they mention in the video, adding an air purifier with HEPA filtration is one of the easiest ways to remove unwanted particles and allergens from your home. We offer a number of HEPA air purifiers, so see if one is right for you. Continue reading…

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Welcoming Pets Inside – Without Sacrificing Indoor Air Quality!


Reduce pet allergies in the home.The weather is cooling down, and for many of us, that means our pets will be spending much more time inside. Unfortunately, our beloved furry friends can bring in a lot of allergens – especially when it comes to their hair and dander.

Even those of us who don’t have these allergies should aim to diminish pet hair and dander in the home to keep the indoor air as pure as possible. Plus your pet-allergic friends will thank you!

Fortunately, we can enjoy our pets’ company without suffering from reduced indoor air quality.

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Sylvane’s 2012 Cyber Monday Deals: Save on Heaters, Air Purifiers, and More!

There’s nothing like shopping for your favorite products online—that is, unless they’re also on sale! After the madness that is Black Friday, enjoy our Cyber Monday 2012 sale from the comfort of your own home. Our extensive deals include 10% off all orders of $150 or more* and other great discounts on heaters, humidifiers, air purifiers, and more!

You’ll find big discounts on 3 products that are useful around the holidays: 2 of my favorite Vornado heaters and our popular Whirlpool Whispure 510 Air Purifier.

Both heaters are compact, lightweight, and can sit anywhere in your home. All Vornado heaters have patented Vortex technology that uses a strong motor and fan to generate tornado-like airflow that circulates warmth throughout your entire room. Most portable heaters only heat the areas in front of them, so this feature separates Vornado from other brands in the market. Continue reading…

Save BIG at Sylvane with Our 2012 Black Friday Deals!

Sylvane Black Friday 2012 DealsOnce you emerge from your annual turkey coma, there’s only one thing left to do—shop! Black Friday 2012 is here and this year, you don’t even have to leave your house to get the best deals on top air treatment products. Beat the crowds, bypass the traffic, and save your sanity when you shop Sylvane’s 72-Hour Black Friday Sale, kicking off Friday, November 23rd, 2012.

Find great Black Friday deals on air purifiers, dehumidifiers, heaters, vacuums, steam cleaners, humidifiers, fans, and more—everything you need to stay comfortable and allergy-free in your home. We’re offering deep discounts on our most popular brands and topping it all off with a 10% off sitewide sale on any order over $150*.

Dyson DC41 Animal Complete VacuumSave on Dyson Vacuums, Heaters, and Fans

You’ve seen the commercials. A Dyson vacuum steers gracefully across a living room, under tables, and around chairs, picking up dirt and debris and locking it away, all while never losing suction. Isn’t it time to treat yourself to a better way to clean? Save up to 25% off Dyson vacuums, including our upright, canister, and handheld models to help get your house in order for the holidays. Be sure to check out our newest upright model, the Dyson Complete DC41 Animal Vacuum, which features Dyson’s signature Ball technology, automatic height adjustment, and a deluxe accessory set to swiftly tackle pet hair, dust, and debris.

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Don’t Let Allergies (or Airplane Air Quality) Ruin Your Holiday Travel Plans

This is one of the busiest travel weeks of the year, and millions of Americans are flying to visit friends and family. In addition to Thanksgiving, a growing number of people are vacationing over the holiday weekend. Between the close quarters, air quality issues, and peanuts being tossed around, airplanes have long been a concern for people with all types of allergies.

The Issues

People believe air quality on planes is an issue because the air is recirculated and windows can’t be opened for ventilation. Stagnant air only gets worse when air circulators are turned off as passengers board or when planes sit for long periods of time. This reused, dry air can cause problems for passengers.

General illness can easily be spread on planes because of a lack of air circulation and confined space. Airplane toilets, soap dispensers, and tray tables can also harbor infectious germs.

Peanut and other food allergies are a concern since reactions can be as extreme as death (although it’s rare). Allergic reactions to food can be triggered by touch, so the close quarters make airplanes a worry for some travelers. Continue reading…