Re: Read old post - got it
Posted by Birdmom on 11/22/08
Before everyone hollers at me............I checked GL's old post
and I have it figured out.
On 11/22/08, Birdmom wrote:
> I have been reading this and now I have to ask a question. I
> already invested in a very expensive room air purifier with a
> hepa filter, but when this thing fails, I will know what to do.
> I worry about the cool air shooting out of the top of this
> thing - that it will chill the birds. How do you position your
> box fan so that it does not blow loose dust around and also not
> chill your birds? And do you mount the filters on the back (air
> intake side) or on the front? I hope no one yells at me for
> being uninformed........I just need to know exactly how to set
> this up so it is effective. Thanks.
> On 11/22/08, Pete wrote:
>> I live in Brooklyn,NY and we don`t have Walmart Stores.I
>> the filters at Home Depot and they cost under 75c each, tax
>> included (cheap for NY). Home Depot puts away their Summer
>> stock after the season ends, as do most stores, to get ready
>> for the Fall and Winter. I will be looking for any clearance
>> sales next September. THANKS AGAIN Pete
>> On 11/20/08, GreyLady wrote:
>>> On 11/20/08, Pete wrote:
>>>> I read Greylady`s post last month about using a 20" box
>>>> fan and filters to clean the air and it made sense. It took
>>>> a while to find the box fans, but it finally hit me that
>>>> Amazon.com would have them. I got two in order to qualify
>>>> for free S/H and the filters were available at Home Depot
>>>> for about $3.00/4 pack. The residue from two CAGs can be
>>>> VERY noticeable and this idea seems to help a lot. The
>>>> Lasco box fans were under $20.00 each and are fairly quiet.
>>>> THANK YOU Greylady. Pete
>>> You are welcome Pete. Glad it was helpful. But you should
>>> be able to find them even cheaper, as suggested. If not
>>> WalMart, try Lowes or Home Depot, if you have either. I
>>> lucked out. I saw mine at Lowes, on sale for $10. I would
>>> have bought it that day but was doing other things and just
>>> didn't want to mess with it. Lucky for me because when I
>>> went back a couple days later, they were marked down to $5.
>>> Could not believe it. That was at least 5 or 6 years ago and
>>> that fan is still running strong. A great $5 investment. I
>>> will warn you though, the grill and the fan blades will
>>> really get filthy, inspite of all the filters catch. I take
>>> my grills off, hose them down and clean off the fan blades as
>>> needed. Also, you should be able to find much cheaper
>>> filters. You don't need the high dollar ones that your
>>> furnace needs. Just the real cheapies. Mine work out to be
>>> about 50 cents each. Again, check those home improvement
>>> stores. GL
Posts on this thread, including this one
- RE: Greylady`s Air Cleaner, 11/20/08, by Pete.
- Re: RE: Greylady`s Air Cleaner, 11/20/08, by wondering.
- Re: RE: Greylady`s Air Cleaner, 11/20/08, by GreyLady.
- Re: RE: Greylady`s Air Cleaner, 11/22/08, by Pete.
- Re: RE: Greylady`s Air Cleaner, 11/22/08, by Birdmom.
- Re: Read old post - got it, 11/22/08, by Birdmom.
- Re: RE: Greylady`s Air Cleaner, 11/23/08, by GreyLady.