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Re: air cleaner

Posted by kinger on 10/23/08
(11) Comments

    On 10/16/08, Barb wrote:
    > On 10/10/08, GreyLady wrote:
    >> On 10/10/08, Barb wrote:
    >>> Hi,
    >>> I currently have an Oreck air cleaner that is not
    >>> helping my allergies with the dust from my grey. If I
    >>> invest in another type of air cleaner can anyone recommend
    >>> what works good for the powder dust that I'm allergic to??
    >>> Thanks,
    >>> Barb
    >> You didn't say if it's HEPA filtered or not. If not, that
    > is
    >> a must. Also, the closer it is to where you bird spends
    > most
    >> of his time, that is best. Catch as much of it as possible,
    >> as soon as possible. Another cheap way to help catch a
    > bunch
    >> of it is to get a 20X20 inch box fan. Get the cheapest
    >> furnace filters you can find at Lowes, HomeDepot, etc. Get
    >> the 20X20 ones of course. Set one behind the fan so that it
    >> is pulling the air through the filter as it circulates. You
    >> will be amazed how much builds up on that filter very
    >> quickly. When it loads up, trash it and go to a clean one.
    >> For the one time investment of the fan and the few cents
    > each
    >> for the fan, it's a very effective addition to regular air
    >> filtering machines. Also making sure the bird gets regular
    >> baths, showers or mistings, (which ever it prefers) will
    >> help. Lots of fresh fruits and veggies in the diet and red
    >> palm oil also helps. Good luck.
    > thank you for your help! I did invest in a heppa air cleaner
    > that will arrive on Monday, so hopefully that will help. My
    > bird gets daily baths in the kitchen sink but I don't see it
    > helping the dust, dander at all. I will try palm oil too.////
    hi there/ grey lady what on earth are you doing with the red
    palm oil