Category Archives: Hepa Filter Vacuums

Hepafilters – What Types of Particles They “Catch”

HEPA filtration is defined as catching 99.7% of particles .3 microns or larger. But what types of particles are those, really ? Particle size chart Most bacteria, all pollen, all hair, to all intents and purposes no virus’ and mixed …

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Indoor Air Quality and Cleaning

Interesting article that is more of a glossary of terms than a how to. First, he uses the term “Indoor Environmental Quality” instead of the more common Indoor Air Quality. In particular I call your attention to the definitions of …

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Heat to destroy pathogens

This is a pretty neat little toy from Hammacher Schlemmer for about $300 a copy. ¬†Supposedly effective in room sizes up to 600 square feet. The Mold and Germ Destroying Air Purifier (Small) – Hammacher Schlemmer It uses 400 degree …

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Hepa Filters – when to change them.

We are standardized on hepa filter vacuums for all our new commercial cleaning customers. Filters need to be changed periodically. Cleaning Management just published an article of how frequently these need to be changed. (Not having read the manual that …

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Hepa – filter vacuums – defined.

High Efficiency Particulate Air – = HEPA Rated at or better than 99.97 collection of particles down to .3 microns in size. Not going to get virus’ out of your indoor air – but will take the allergen level down …

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