Re: Air filters/purifiers.
Posted by Craig Rose on 3/08/10
On 3/04/10, GreyLady wrote:
> On 3/03/10, Maritza wrote:
>> What is the best air filter/purifier to purchase for a bird
>> room. I have a cockatoo & greys and the room always seems to
>> be dusty.
> Yep, I can sympathize. Those are some of the most
> dusty/dander parrots of all. I can't say which is "best"
> I can tell you what I use. Mine are Honeywell and use a
> large HEPA primary filter that needs replaced about once a
> year. There is also a lesser filter that wraps around that,
> costs very little and needs replacing more often. Be sure
> match the size of the filter properly for the square footage
> of the area. I have one in each end of a long narrow room.
> There is an additional step you can take that is very
> inexpensive and amazingly effective. Get a cheap box fan,
> about 20" by 20". Buy the cheapest same size, furnace
> filters. Everytime you turn the fan on, place a filter on
> the back side. You will be amazed at how much it will pull
> out of the air. When it's full, pitch it and replace. I
> one during the warm months and it gets a lot of extra junk
> out of the air.
Grey Lady: A cool (no pun intended) idea! And so simple! And
inexpensive -- which really appeals to Momma! Thnaks, Craig,
Momma and Chuckles.