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Topic # 230791 13-Mar-2018 13:41
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I have two dogs with long coats and seem to love making dust. I am considering an air purifier as I suffer from hay fever and the dust doesn't help. Does anyone have one or has used one.

 

 

 

I want to know are they effective and worth the money? Or am I better having to wipe down surfaces every day?


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  Reply # 1974163 13-Mar-2018 18:40
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I bought a kogen one. Does nothing.




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  Reply # 1974222 13-Mar-2018 21:02
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We have a Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Link - Works for us, my wife doesn't sneeze nearly as much from her allergies.


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  Reply # 1976449 14-Mar-2018 12:39
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I've used a small portable negative-ion generator at times in the past.

 

Pretty impressed by the amount of dirt/soot/grime that builds up behind it ... so it must be removing something from the air ..





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  Reply # 1976452 14-Mar-2018 12:46
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SepticSceptic:

 

I've used a small portable negative-ion generator at times in the past.

 

Pretty impressed by the amount of dirt/soot/grime that builds up behind it ... so it must be removing something from the air ..

 

 

But even a fan builds up airborne dust on the guarding and that's not even one of its intended functions.


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  Reply # 1976486 14-Mar-2018 13:41
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I've had a look at the off the shelf ones but found the cost a bit too high, so am looking to build my own ones for around the house similar to this:

 

http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Purifier/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email

 

 

 

Since putting in a heat transfer kit (i added a filter to it) i was surprised to see the amount of dust on the grille for the transfer kit, so am keen to make an air purifier before winter sets in again.


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