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Whether you’re a pet owner, have asthma or find yourself constantly getting sick, an air purifier can help immensely. The top-rated GermGuardian True HEPA Filter Air Purifier — on sale for just $90, down from $150 at Amazon — frees your surroundings of dander, germs, odors, mold, smoke and dust.
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Shop it: GermGuardian True HEPA Filter Air Purifier, $90 with the on-page coupon (was $150), amazon.com
The GermGuardian Air Purifier uses True HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) air filters to get rid of just about any dust and allergen in your home, while antimicrobial agents in each filter breaks down any mold, airborne viruses and more. In fact, this air purifier can do away with up to 99.97 percent of harmful things in the air. It’s a miracle-worker!
“I have horrible asthma and I was finding it hard to breathe when I was in my apartment for extended periods of time,” raved a an Amazon five-star reviewer. “With an hour of turning on, I noticed an air quality difference. Since buying this product I have not had any wheezing at home. We leave it on the low setting in our bedroom at night. We put it on high a few times a week if we are hanging out at home. My fiancé noticed a difference and he doesn't have any allergies or asthma! He doesn't wake up stuffed up anymore. We are sleeping better, the cats sneeze less, everyone's health is so much better!”
Shop it: GermGuardian True HEPA Filter Air Purifier, $90 with on-page coupon (was $150), amazon.com
For the best results, run the GermGuardian Air Purifier all day and all night (that’s 24/7), so it can fight off the icky things in the air ‘round the clock. There’s even an ultra-quiet setting, so it won't wake you up while you’re counting sheep.
“Wow, works amazing! Bought this because we had a house fire,” another shopper shared. “Needed to work in the house to make repairs. The soot was not really bad, respirators worked ok, but we decided to try to clean the air as well. Wow, set it up and in less than an hour there was such a difference. The air was incredibly clean and smells were gone.”
And another shopper loved the look: “I am impressed with this purifier. Runs quiet, air feels fresh, sinuses are happy. Aesthetically pleasing as well — why are most air purifiers so ugly?”
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