Air Purifier Filters Buyers Guide & Review 2018Last Updated: December 1, 2018
When it’s time to service your air purifier, check out our reviews team’s guide to the best air purifier filters to keep your appliance functioning at maximum performance and efficiency.
The best air purifier appliances are a fantastic solution for not only making your home or office more comfortable, but also for cleansing the air that you breathe of the kinds of impurities that can cause discomfort if you suffer from allergies or respiratory conditions. However, it is of course imperative that these low-cost appliances are maintained and serviced, in particular the air purifier filters that do the important cleansing work.
Air Purifier Filters 2018
Our reviews team the market for air purifier filters and subjected them to a range of tests, in a bid to determine the best air purifier filters to ensure maximum performance and efficiency of your air purifier unit.
The GermGuardian Filter is the only filter product that should be used with Guardian Technologies appliances, in order to maintain product performance and warranty. Depending on use of the appliance, these GermGuardian filters require replacement only once every six to eight months. The filters are capable of multiple cleansing, including layers for HEPA, pre-filter and charcoal, for optimum and thorough cleansing of air quality. The HEPA filter will capture up to 99.9% of dust and allergens as small as .3 microns, while the charcoal layer will reduce odours from pets, smoking and cooking.
The Holmes AER1 HEPA Type Total Air Filter is capable of capturing a huge range of allergens and pollutants in the air of the typical household, including pollen, dust, dust mite debris, and mould. These filters are infused with Arm & Hammer baking soda, making them particularly efficient at cleansing pungent household aromas such as the odour from pets, tobacco smoke, and cooking fumes. They’re compatible with a wide range of Bionaire and Holmes air purifier appliances.
This great air filter product from Honeywell is a universal activated carbon pre-filter that is particularly effective at deodorising the air, trapping larger particles such as dust, lint, fibres and pet fur. The activated carbon will help to reduce common household odours to create a fresh environment in your home. The perforated design of this filter product, which should be used to replace your Honeywell filter every three months, makes possible the creation of up to eight pre-filters depending on the size of your appliances. This Filter A HRF-AP1 product is compatible with all Honeywell Round, QuietCare & SilentComfort Series air purifiers; the 50000 series, 17000 series, 18150 series, 40100 series, 40200 series and the HPA 100, 200 and 300 series consoles.
The GermGuardian FLT5000 is a combination replacement filter, including includes a True HEPA filter that captures 99.97% of allergens as small as .3 microns, in addition to a pre-filter/activated carbon filter to help eliminate unpleasant odours that can linger in the home, including cooking, pets and tobacco smoke. It’s recommended that this product be used to replace filters in the GermGuardian AC5000E, AC5250PT, AC5300B, AC5350W, AC5350B, PureGuardian AP2800CA, Black+Decker BXAP250 and Lowe’s Idlyis Model IAP-GG-125, to maintain not only the product’s performance but also the warranty.
This cut-to-fit charcoal sheet air filter solution, made in the US by All-Filters, is one of the most popular air purifier options as it has such a wide range of applications. In addition, this filter material is proven to be effective at eliminating unpleasant odours from the air, as well as removal of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), which are released into the air from the use of everyday products and materials.
The GermGuardian FLT5250PT is another combination filter, including a True HEPA filter that captures almost allergens (of a size as small as 0.3 microns), treated with an anti-microbial agent to inhibit the growth of mold, mildew and odor-causing bacteria on the surface of the filter. This product, which also has a pre-filter/activated carbon filter for eliminating odours from cooking, pets and smoking, can be used with GermGuardian AC5250PT, AC5000E, AC5300B, AC5350W, AC5350B, PureGuardian AP2800CA, Black+Decker BXAP250, and Lowe’s Idylis IAP-GG-125.
This quality combination filter from Fette Filter has multiple levels of cleaning, with its HEPA and pre-filter layer of activated carbon combining to purify indoor air quality and eliminate lingering household odours from pets, smoking and cooking. This easy to instal filter is compatible with the original GermGuardian® FLT4825 filter, and with the AC4300/AC4800/4900 Series Air Purifiers.
This replacement filter for the GermGuardian Air Purifier Model AC4100—and please remember only to use genuine Guardian Technologies parts, not only to maximise the performance and efficiency of your appliance, but also to maintain its warranty—incorporates multiple levels of cleaning, as it includes HEPA and pre-filter layers that will, combined, capture 99.97% of dust and allergens as small as .3 microns, and reduce common lingering odours from pets, smoking and cooking. One of these filters can last for up to eight months, depending on the use of your product.