Living in cities means that our lungs become injected with harmful gas fumes and voracious smoke content coming from vehicles on the roads or industrial plants working hundreds of miles away. Our first line of defense for avoiding the harmful effects is to ensure that proper air filters are installed at our homes. Here are some of the best cheap air filters that can help you fulfill this need:
Germ Guardian AC4010
Marked at a price of $65, what makes a high quality product like this one of the best cheap air filter you can buy is how it is made and functions. This ‘gem’ of a device comes with a 3-in-1, multi-stage combo filter. What it requires is only a single filter replacement helping to keep it cost fairly low and keeping the air clean highly effective. The three filters included in the device are as follows:
- True HEPA Filter—removing at the least 99.97% of all the dust particles and harmful allergens like pollens.
- Carbon Filter—able to eliminate all odors present inside the room and tackling smoke effectively.
- UV Light—kills viruses and toxic bacteria, keeping the users safe and healthy.
The Germ Guardian has a maximum coverage area of 200 square feet, making it stand out from its competitors in terms of power and compatibility.
Honeywell HHT – 011
An affordable and cheap air filter going for a price of $45, it comes with a permanent HEPA-type filter, hence not needing a replacement during its product life cycle. The device offers the following features:
- Pre-Filtration — This stage of filtration captures large particles that are present in the air. Making use of its HEPA features, the filter is able to operate more effectively. The filter is washable and reusable over the life of the product.
- Ionizer — Adds an extra boost that is added to the entire process. The cleaning power of the device is enhanced and any airborne particles and contaminants that were not collected by HEPA filter are retained here and cleaned altogether.
The maximum coverage for Honeywell is 85 square feet, hence a perfect cheap air filter for your small rooms and office. This device also features an optional nightlight which makes it unique and ideal for use it in a bedroom.
Holmes-Cleaning Allergen Remover
An ideal cheap air filter for medium to large rooms, priced at $100. The device comes with a True HEPA filter working at capacity of 99.97%, able to remove pollutants in the air. The filtration process has been enhanced with an additional layer of activated carbon filter which is able to reduce the odors present in the indoor air making your home feel like home. The actual saving for the device comes from the savings made in the replacement of filters.
Air purifier devices and their preferences may vary from person to person. However, when all the features of the devices are taken into account —like power, life, affordability and replacement cost—then it becomes clear that the Germ Guardian is one of the best choices available in the market today.
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