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Old 06-22-2010, 06:27 PM
 
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Anyone have any experience with used Air Purifiers? Do they lose effectiveness over time?

I'm thinking of buying a Honeywell Air Purifier for my new apartment, they are expensive, but I can find a great, used one on Craigslist for pretty cheap...
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Old 06-23-2010, 07:51 AM
 
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There are some little things (forget what they are called) but they burn out and get weaker if it has ion output. With time all electronic devices start to die. I would not get a used one because it could carry bedbugs/roaches easily. They like electronic devices. Overstock has some that are under/around 100$

Honeywell QuietClean HFD-010 Compact Tower Air Purifier | Overstock.com

Plus they have a "protection plan" for all electronics. And a guide on finding the right one:
Air Purifier Buying Guide - Overstock.com

Houseplants also clean the air. (scent wise, not allergy wise)
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