Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

Allergy Filter Follow-Up
#1
Allergy Filter Follow-Up
Mizz C has cleaned her first allergy filter, with no apparent loss of it's abilities.

After around 30 days of use, she pulled it out, and although it showed no serious amount of captured dust/pollen issues, she gently hand rinsed it out sans soap, in luke-warm running water.  Then placed it on a paper towel until it dried out.  It showed no sign of distress, or loss of of its form.  She replaced it in the unit, and it seems to be working just fine.  We may repeat the process at least once more before replacing it with a new one. 

The extra cost of buying the filters isn't so bad if one can use them for longer periods of time.  And they do seem to filter better than the standard ones.

Her AHI's are still mostly 1's and 2's, and a few occasionally in the 3 to 4 range.... 

Sleep well y'all!

FLc
If It Weren't For 'Flashbacks', I'd Have No Memory At All
Post Reply Post Reply






Donate to Apnea Board  
#2
RE: Allergy Filter Follow-Up
Glad to hear that! I've been washing my filters as needed for a couple of years now. I do use a drop or two of dish soap though. The end result is the same.  Cool
Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  [Health] ResMed Hypoallergenic Filter After 1 Month rfburns 16 933 01-11-2022, 04:21 PM
Last Post: DaveL
  How important is to replace the filter on the A10? CorruptAlligator 18 481 01-02-2022, 05:13 PM
Last Post: Geer1
Rainbow In a Bind with a Dirty Filter BunHead 12 303 01-02-2022, 12:36 PM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  Love a follow up on my OSCAR readings plz! Captain Howdy 51 2,045 12-24-2021, 11:44 PM
Last Post: Captain Howdy
  Philips DS2 Filter question speed3914 3 286 12-04-2021, 09:38 AM
Last Post: speed3914
  AirSense 10 Filter - When to Change & Loose Fibers Phil7 10 641 12-04-2021, 06:02 AM
Last Post: Hypoxic
  Phillips filter to “fix” the fiber isue dward1972 2 223 12-03-2021, 11:18 PM
Last Post: cathyf


New Posts   Today's Posts






About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.