Air purifiers offer ongoing solutions to common household odors created by airborne pollutants like smoke, mildew, an pet odors. Air purifiers both work to remove smells as well as to maintain clean air in a room over time. In addition to removing unwanted odors, air purifiers rid the air of allergens making them an indispensable tool for those who suffer form chronic allergies or asthma. The Honeywell Compact Air Purifier with Permanent HEPA Filter, HHT-011 offers a small, tabletop solution for purifying the air in a room. It’s compact size, about the size of a large radio, making it easy to placed on dressers, nightstands, and small tables.
Benefits & Uses
The Honeywell Compact Air Purifier with Permanent HEPA Filter, HHT-011 offers a longterm solution to maintain a clean odor in rooms that once posed odor problems like mold or mildew or even a cat’s litter box. The unit works best when the original source of a smells is removed and clean with targeted cleaning and vacuuming. Once a smell’s source is removed, the air purifier works to both rid the air of any remaining pollutants as well as mitigate the development or stagnation of new airborne pollutants in the area.
It is ideal for bedrooms, offices, kitchens, or nurseries. The unit sits vertically and horizontally allowing users to custom fit the unit to their space needs. The small size allows the unit offers portability for travel as well.
The Honeywell Compact Air Purifier with Permanent HEPA Filter, HHT-011 features three purifying fan speeds, allowing users to select the setting that works best for their space and needs. The unit features a permanent HEPA filter, so users do not need to purchase additional filters. The unit utilizes a special light to notify users when the washable filter requires cleaning. The unit also features an additional small light that can be used as a nightlight in a bedroom or bathroom.
Deodorizing Strength and Speed
While some users note immediate benefits, for maximum deodorizing strength users should operate the unit on its highest setting initially. The highest fan level works quickly to pull pollutants from the air efficiently. After a day of use on the highest setting, users may wish to reduce the fan level to medium or low to maintain the freshness of a room over time.
Coupled with the ionizing option, the Honeywell Compact Air Purifier with Permanent HEPA Filter, HHT-011 offers a very powerful room deodorizing and allergen-reducing tool in a small and portable package. The two-pronged approach to air purification is a remarkable addition for the pricing.
Additionally, the air purifier works best in conjunction with other odor absorbing and cleanliness efforts like vacuuming, sanitizing, and regularly emptying trash and litter boxes.
Cautions & Warnings
The HEPA filter offers a safe method of air filtration. Some ionizers do produce low levels of ozone which may cause irritation in those with pre-existing lung conditions, allergies, and asthma. As the ionizer on the Honeywell Compact Air Purifier with Permanent HEPA Filter, HHT-011 produces the ionizing field within the machine, the risk of ozone production is minimal compared to other ionizers on the market.
The fan on the Honeywell Compact Air Purifier with Permanent HEPA Filter, HHT-011 at its medium and high settings produces significant noise and may disrupt light sleepers. It is recommended to use the lowest setting at night. In the case of heavy allergy sufferers or entrenched odors, users may wish to run the purifier on high for an hours before bedtime before switching over to the low setting to ensure the best results and restful sleep.
Common Active Ingredients
The Honeywell Compact Air Purifier with Permanent HEPA Filter, HHT-011 features a permanent HEPA filter. HEPA filters remove over 99% of airborne pollutants
The optional ionizing setting forces particles forced through filter in an ionizing field. The ions bind with remaining pollutants to make them heavier than the air so they be collected and disposed of versus breathed in.