Maintaining cleanliness and hygiene within the home are especially important factors where families are concerned. Dirt and grime can be a breeding ground for germs, bacteria and viruses, many of which will inevitably find their way into the developing immune systems of children. Parents know only too well, that sick kids can lead to unwell adults as well. It can all culminate in a stubborn cycle of persistent illness that can be hard to conquer.
There are allergens present in every home. Dust and dust mites, pet dander and odours are a common threat we all face no matter how clean we manage to keep our abodes. For the very sensitive, these microscopic inhabitants are a major problem. If you suffer from allergies or asthma, the presence of household dust can make life very difficult.
From my own experience with allergies, suffering from non-stop sneezing, watery eyes and an itchy throat is far from fun on a daily basis. These symptoms have been plaguing me since the birth of my last child. (They seemed to grow in severity with each pregnancy in fact.) I have a few eczema sufferers under our roof too. Plus viruses are a regular unwelcome visitor in our home with so many kids.
When offered the opportunity to try out the Homedics Brethe Electrostatic Air Cleaner, I have to say, I couldn't wait given the circumstances! In truth, I did not know that such a device existed prior to receiving this appliance.
Has it since made a noticeable difference to my own allergy symptoms?
First up, some appliance facts that are bound to please if you, (or someone you know), suffers from common allergies and immunity issues.
The Homedics Brethe Electrostatic Air Cleaner is the world's most advanced air cleaning system which eliminates allergens such as pet hair and pollen while killing up to 99% of airborne viruses and bacteria in the home - including cold and flu viruses. With the addition of the included odour filter, it can also remove unpleasant odours such as smoke and dust during use.
The appliance has a triple filtration and elimination process which gives the Homedics Air Cleaner a massive five times-over advantage above other HEPA filters, while cleaning an area seven times larger than similar HEPA towers.
In layman's terms - this appliance exceeds and outperforms the HEPA standard.
|The backlit control panel makes the unit easy to operate at any time of the day or night.|
The Homedics Air Cleaner is extremely environmentally friendly, using only 25 watts of power during use. It's quiet to use and an attractive device which sits unassumingly within any area you wish to place it. The gentle breeze from the four fans delivers a fresh stream of air wherever you desire.
Let's talk about the benefits though, because they're huge!
I have been using our Electrostatic Air Cleaner daily since it arrived in our home. Currently this appliance has proven itself invaluable in our downstairs living areas. I use it twice a day, every day, (in the morning and afternoon) to improve our household's overall air quality.
Personally, I have noticed a big difference in the frequency and severity my own symptoms since using this appliance. The contrast has been quite stark in fact.
I am so happy to report that downstairs in our home, (where we run the unit frequently), my allergies are almost non-existent now. Upstairs however, (where no air cleaner is present), my allergies continue to flourish. This amazing variation has seen us seriously considering a second device for our home!
Initially, we ran the Homedics Air Cleaner without fitting the included odour filter. (Sheer laziness really - it is no trouble at all to attach it.) After considering the air quality in our home when the kids and cat are in full-swing however, I did fit the extra filter for its 'freshening' benefits.
As for the viral and bacterial protection this device promises, I'd say it's doing its job well. There have been no new sicknesses to date making the rounds, which is promising. (I am a big advocate of hand washing.) I'd say this device combined with my other efforts to reduce allergens and germs, is genuinely making a difference in our lives.
|Attaching the odour filter is quick and easy to do. |
Homedics recommend cleaning the filters monthly with a vacuum cleaner and replacing them every 18 months.
For comfort and ease-of-use, the Homedics Air Cleaner comes with a remote control which allows users to choose between the four air cleaning settings including quiet and turbo modes, and set the useful timer features to a period that suits. (You can also operate the unit without a remote if you prefer.)
Having experienced the difference this impressive appliance continues to make in our own home, I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending the purchase of one of these amazing devices for your own.
It's worth mentioning that the Homedics Brethe Electrostatic Air Cleaner is recognised by the National Asthma Council Australia as a Sensitive Choice product supporting asthma care.
You can purchase the Homedics Brethe Electrostatic Air Cleaner for $299 from Harvey Norman, Myer, Good Guys and all good retailers.
*Disclosure: Six Little Hearts was gifted the featured item for the purpose of review.
All opinions expressed are our own and genuine.
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