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Old 10-16-2010, 02:15 PM
 
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Is it worth getting this? Whats a good one and a good price to pay?

Also looking for anti-humidity and allergy control.
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Old 10-17-2010, 09:20 PM
 
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Do you have allergies? Otherwise, it's kind of a waste of money.
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Old 10-18-2010, 12:35 PM
 
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Do you have allergies? Otherwise, it's kind of a waste of money.
Yes, but the meds are great and I am on the allergy shots too so its working. I wonder if the purifiers will help in addition in the long run.
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Old 10-20-2010, 01:04 AM
 
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I disagree that they're all a waste of money. Just do your research & get a good one. When you see the stuff that is caught in them that's being filtered out of the air, that's less crap floating around that your lungs have to deal with. They supposedly can filter an entire room every hours or so. Our lungs are assaulted with so much stuff every day, they need all the help they can get! I have the Oreck Pro-Shield (w/ Truman cell) and skeptic that I am-- my god, it catches a lot of crap. If you have pets, I definitely recommend it. Even if you don't, there's a lot of dust, viruses, pollen, etc. in the air. Keep it near your bed, and keep it clean or it'll make crackling noises if it gets too much dust in it. (But let it get really full of dust once in a while so you can see how well it works!) So invest in a good vacuum, buy quality air filters for your HVAC & change frequently, and do the Oreck.
I don't know if it would do much for humidity, per se.. but it's supposed to filter out mold floating around that may be worsened by humidity... and it seems as if it may be doing that. I have noticed a significant difference when I started keeping it on all the time (and all night)... less stuffed up. It's super easy to maintain too.
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Old 10-20-2010, 08:18 AM
 
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I have one that I use all the time and I love mine! Got it at Wal-Mart for around $100. Mine had a UV light that is said to kill germs. This one has a filter that you clean so you are not always having to buy replacement filters.

(Funny things, since using mine, I have noticed my cats are not sneezing as much and they like sitting close to it)
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Old 10-20-2010, 01:19 PM
 
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So how much should I spend on it?
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