Best Air Purifier Reviews.
Demand for air purifiers is skyrocketing in Canada!
Today’s models are more affordable, include HEPA filters, air quality sensors & adjustable speeds.
The HEPA quality options remove up to 99.97% of air pollutants and virus-causing bacteria in the home.
airborne viruses , bacteria, dust, mold, smoke, pet dander, etc.
The best air purifiers offer features such as smartphone controls (mobile app!), auto speed based on air quality level & ability to clean larger rooms.
Prices on my list range, $109 to $599.
Best Air Purifier 2021 Canada
The Levoit WiFi model is the best smart air purifier because of its price.
It comes with an upgraded carbon activated filter, and HEPA air filter that removes 99.97% of airborne particles.
Areas: 215 m2
Type: 3-in-1 model
Levoit air purifier comes equipped w/ a pre-filter and H13 True HEPA filter ~ one of the best air purifiers to remove cigarette smoke!
As a HEPA model it’s certified to remove air particles as small as 0.3 microns:
dust, allergens, mold, pet dander, odors, VOCs, some forms of smoke
Features 3 speed settings – all are whisper-quiet, making it good for bedrooms, home offices, or baby nursery.
And the best part is the WiFi “smart” functionality which allows you to control it from anywhere!
Very good buyer reviews online!
The Honeywell QuietClean Air Purifier is one of the best options with washable air filters!
Perfect for people with allergies or families with pets – it quickly filters out pet dander, allergens, dust, mold, and other pollutants.
Air Cycles: 5 per hour
Coverage: 170 sq. ft.
Honeywell QuietClean comes with HEPA air filters which remove 99.97% of air particles & pollutants.
Enhanced oscillation can extend the room coverage for living rooms or offices.
Best part are the washable air filters.
Instead of buying new air filters every 6-months, the washable ones save you $25-40 per year!
Lots of positive buyer reviews w/ a medium price!
The Blueair 221 air purifiers are designed for use in large rooms.
It’s the perfect model for living rooms, open apartments, basements, and home offices – great for pet owners!
Rooms: 350-600 sq. ft.
Along with the industry-recommended 5 air changes per hour (ACH), the Blueair Pure 221 offers high-grade filter technology and cycles air every 12 mins!
Buyer reviews say it works well in kitchens (i.e. fish smells) and use it to remove pet dander in bedrooms.
HEPA air filters remove 99.97% of particles and 99.99% of normal household pollutants.
dust, virus bacteria, allergens, pet dander, mold spores, smoke, odors
Super lightweight it’s one of the best portable air purifiers for large rooms.
Blue Pure 221 air purifier is Verified by AHAM for a Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of:
Dust/350, Pollen/350, Smoke/350
Expensive, but overall a terrific model for daily use at home!
The Levoit True HEPA is the best smart air purifier in Canada.
As a WiFi-enabled air purifier it is a little more expensive, but has option to purchase as a non-WiFi air purifier too.
Buyers say it is good for anyone suffering allergies or respiratory issues (such as dust).
Room size: 322 sq. ft.
CADR Rating: 135+
Levoit air purifiers are super fast at filtering — designed for medium size rooms, the PUR131 air purifier able to circulate and remove 99.97% of particles within 10-mins.
Includes specialized carbon filter for removing smoke + odors.
- Levoit LV-PUR131: Original air purifier
- Levoit LV-PUR131S: Smart air purifier
Sleep mode allows for quieter operation, under 52 dB.
Good buyer ratings online!
The Philips 2000i is the best air purifier for “smart homes”.
Includes activated carbon filter for removing the smallest air particles – odors, smoke, and gases.
Capacity: 277 sq. ft.
Like the Philips 1000i it offers 3-speed settings and quickly removes particles in medium size rooms – it’s certified to purify rooms in 1 hour!
Buyers really that it’s a smart air purifier w/ mobile app controls.
Your smartphone shows you the air quality level and will send you realtime notifications ~ you can also switch power levels or turn on/off.
Excellent option for medium size rooms!
The Philips air purifier is the best smart air purifier in Canada.
Good buyer reviews and fair price.
The Levoit LV-H132 is a True HEPA model that’s super affordable.
It features a 3-stage air filtration system and removes 99.97% of airborne particles.
Coverage: 129 sq. ft.
Noise level: 50 dB
Levoit LV-H132 was voted the best air purifier under $150 last year. It’s perfect for bedrooms since it’s equipped with a HEPA filter and runs much quieter vs. similar air purifiers.
Also comes with a specialized carbon activated filter – what is needed for removing the smallest air particles:
odors, pollen, pet dander + some smoke
The Levoit LV-H132 air purifier includes three speed settings that are all whisper-quiet.
Buyers love like its lightweight design – only 6.6 lbs!
Lots of happy buyer reviews w/ affordable price.
The Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 is perhaps the best air purifier for smoke (wildfire smoke & cigarette smoke!).
With its advanced 4-stage air filtration process it can capture 99.97% of airborne particles.
Coverage: 625 sq. ft.
Pricing: Very Expensive
Air purifier motor offers five speeds of air purification – and it’s one of the quietest air purifiers in Canada.
Includes a high-performance, charcoal activated carbon filter — this specialized air filter is required to capture particles smaller than 0.3 microns.
wild fire fumes, cigarette smoke, greenhouse gases
Buyers love the ultra-quiet performance and washable filters. The indicator lights on top tells you when it needs to be cleaned out.
Noise Level: 22.8 – 48.6 dB
Rabbit Air BioGS 2.0 is expensive, but the best air purifier for cigarette or wildfire smoke.
TruSens air purifier is a new model, but the best air purifier for removing smoke (under $300).
What makes it unique is the 360-degree air filter – it comes w/ a newly upgraded HEPA filter, it can remove smoke and odors.
Coverage: 750 sq. ft.
Models: 3 sizes
Buyers love it during allergy season and say it eliminates nearly all traces of pollen or ragweed.
User-friendly with simple touch, digital controls. The TruSens air purifier include five filter speeds, and new “Night Mode” for whisper-quiet operation.
Expensive, but upgraded air filters make it a top pick!
The Philips HEPA 1000 is a smart air purifier w/ professional-grade air filters.
It is one of the few air purifiers which can monitor your air quality and auto-adjust fan speed as needed.
Room size: 277 sq. ft.
Noise Level: ≤ 21 decibels
There are three modes of operation:
general mode, night mode (very quiet), allergen mode
For the price, the Philips Air Purifier 1000 is the best air purifier for those with allergies – buyers love it for removing pet dander and allergens:
pollen, ragweed, dog dander, dust, and odors
One of the best air purifier models in Canada w/ “Smart” controls.
The Honeywell AirGenius 6 is designed for pet dander and removing odors.
As an air purifier it works quickly to filter air – it uses a turbo fan which circulates air up to five times per hour.
Settings: 4 speeds
Perfect in the Fall or Spring – buyers say the Honeywell AirGenius 6 is the perfect solution for allergies!
Reading buyer reviews, some say the mobile app is “advanced” while others say it is “complicated” – depending on you tech savviness, it may be a good fit.
Not many reviews, but they are mostly positive.
Top Rated Air Purifiers 2020
The Winix 5500-2 is another popular HEPA air purifier on Amazon CA.
Capable of eliminating 99.97% of airborne pollutants, it is able to detect air quality levels automatically.
Areas: 250 – 400 sq. ft.
It uses a 3-stage air cleaning system and is designed w/ a specialized carbon filter – able to remove the smallest particles:
odors, toxic gasses and cigarette smoke
PlasmaWave also includes Smart Sensors and will automatically increase/decrease speed as needed.
Winix PlasmaWave has a medium price tag + washable air filters.
Lots of positive reviews online.
The Coway Airmega is a heavy duty air purifier.
Designed for large rooms, the Airmega models are among the best air purifiers with mobile control.
Coway Airmega 300: up to 1256 sq. ft.
Coway Airmega 400: up to 1560 sq. ft.
They are also equipped with a pollution sensor.
If the air quality falls below a certain point, the indicator light will let you know – You can also get a notification on your smart phone.
Personally I think it is the best air purifier for large rooms, especially for the price.
Lots of positive buyer reviews!
Notable – Levoit LV-H134 Review
The new Levoit LV-H134 was released just in time for the Fall allergy season!
It includes three powerful filters and is capable of removing some forms of smoke and odor (which are the smallest micron).
Coverage: 500 – 710 sq. ft.
Noise level: ≤ 54 decibels
You can choose from three fan speeds, but buyers like the “Auto Mode” – when set, the Levoit LV-H134 will auto adjust fan speed and purifying rate for the highest air quality.
Similar to the Levoit humidifier, the air purifier is super quiet!
Levoit LV-H134 is expensive, but the perfect solution for most households.
Notable – Austin Air Health-Mate
The Austin Air Healthmate features medical-grade air filters and a 360-degree intake system.
Although it is one of the most expensive on my list, it is possibly the best air purifier for removing odors, including smoke.
Coverage: 700 sq. ft.
Weight: 21 pounds
Austin Air Health-Mate air purifier includes a pre-filter that captures large particles and HEPA medical-grade carbon filter that removes the smallest particles, including smoke and odors.
FYI: normal HEPA filters remove 99.97% of particles larger than 0.3 microns
It was recently chosen by Johns Hopkins Hospital to conduct clinical trials — it was selected by the USA Federal Gov. for emergency situations.
The Health-Mate is a top rated air purifier w/ very good buyer reviews.
Downside is the expensive price tag.
Notable – Alen BreatheSmart Air Purifiers
Alen BreatheSmart is an expensive, large room air purifier that captures the smallest air particles.
It is specifically designed for capturing dust and seasonal allergies.
Rooms: 500 – 1000 sq. ft.
Alen BreatheSmart includes a smart sensor — It auto detects air particles larger than 0.3 microns and will adjust fan speed depending on air quality level.
There’s also an Air Quality Indicator which alerts you if pollution is detected.
Lots of positive buyer reviews — many say it is super quiet, perfect for bedrooms.
Downside is the expensive price tag.
Notable – Blueair 205 Air Purifier
The Blueair 205 is a high-quality, affordable air purifier in Canada.
Designed for mid-sized rooms, it can cycle air 5X per hour (on max speed).
Coverage: 180 – 279 sq. ft.
Noise level: 32 – 56 decibels
Buyers say it is one of the best smart air purifiers on the market — very easy to connect to your home WiFi and control via mobile app.
Once connected to your internet, use the Blueair mobile app to control all settings:
Blueair 205 is the most popular, but it is available in four sizes:
|Blueair Classic 203||No Wi-Fi||up to 240 sq. ft.|
|Blueair Classic 205||WiFi enabled||up to 280 sq. ft.|
|Blueair Classic 480i||WiFi enabled||up to 434 sq. ft.|
|Blueair Classic 605||WiFi enabled||up to 775 sq. ft.|
Overall, the Blueair models are some of the best air purifier models with mobile app functionality.
Lots of positive buyer reviews w/ moderate price.
Notable – Winix AM90 Air Purifier
The Winix AM90 is a top rated HEPA air purifier.
It is one of the few WiFi “smart” air purifiers that is affordable — control it using the mobile app!
Perfect for larger rooms with open-layouts or high ceilings.
Coverage: 280 – 360 sq. ft.
Purification: 3-stage air filter
Smart Sensors constantly monitor your rooms air quality — it will automatically increase speed if it detects an increase in particles/pollution.
Captures and removes 99.97% of airborne particles:
dust, bacteria, pet dander, mold spores, pollen/ragweed, smoke and odors
Also includes new sleep mode for quieter operation.
Little expensive, but a top quality air purifier for any type of situation.
How to Choose an Air Purifier:
Air purifiers are good products for keeping up air quality inside your home or office. The process of choosing an air purifier can be a daunting task. A few things to consider is the room size and price. Try to choose a HEPA air purifier as well!
What does HEPA mean:
HEPA stands for high-efficiency particulate air.
When you see an air purifier with a HEPA air filter it means that it has passed tests showing that it is capable of removing up 99.7% of air particles that are bigger than 0.3 microns in size. This includes dust, pollen, pet dander, pollutants, some forms of smoke, and other allergens.