HOMEDICS TotalClean 360 Degree Air Purifier replacement filter for AP-T40 (2023)

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FAQs

Is HoMedics filter washable? ›

Response from Homedics:

It is not washable and should not get wet. Once the Carbon Odor Filter has been replaced, press and hold the Replace Carbon Odor Filter Button for 3-seconds to reset the indicator.

How do I reset my HoMedics filter? ›

To reset any of the filter replacement indicators, press and hold filter type button that was replaced (HEPA or Carbon) until the light turns off.

How often do you change filter in HoMedics air purifier? ›

The replacement filters remove up to 99% of airborne contaminants as small as 0.3 microns, all while the activated carbon filter reduces odors and VOCs. For optimal performance, make sure to replace your air cleaner filter every 12 months.

What does red light mean on HoMedics air purifier? ›

The UV-C button on the control panel will flash RED when the UV-C bulb burns out and needs to be replaced. The UV-C button will change to blue once the bulb has been replaced. NOTE: The air purifier will continue to operate without the UV-C function when the UV-C bulb burns out.

How long do HoMedics filters last? ›

HoMedics recommends replacing the True HEPA filter every 12 months. The TotalClean is also available for extra-large rooms, medium rooms, and small rooms.

Can you wash and reuse air purifier filters? ›

KEY TAKEAWAYS: Many air purifier air filters can be cleaned and reused, including electrostatic filters, activated carbon filters, and some HEPA-style filters. True HEPA filters should be disposed of and replaced every six months to one year, depending on usage.

Why is my Homedics air filter blinking red? ›

Blinking red light on Homedics air purifier mean that you have to replace the UV-C bulb.

Should I leave my air purifier on 24 hours a day? ›

Yes, you should run your air purifier 24/7 and you shouldn't turn it off anytime. In fact it's recommended to not switch off your air purifier at any time of the day or night, even when you're sleeping or not at home.

How do you know when air purifier filter needs changing? ›

A good HEPA filter should filter up to 99.5% of PM2. 5. After months of using the filter, this value will drop. If the efficiency of your filter is below 95% to 90%, then, it is time to replace your HEPA filter.

Should I leave my air purifier on all the time? ›

Because they force air through their filters to clean it, leaving an air purifier on consistently is the only way to maintain the highest possible level of air quality in a room or home. When your air purifier is turned off, it will stop filtering the air in that space.

What does purple mean on air purifier? ›

A: That's an indication of the air quality as detected by the air quality sensor. Blue means good air quality, purple means medium air quality, red means poor air quality. If you find that it's constantly purple or red even though your actual air quality is good, be sure to clean the sensor as the manual instructs.

What does the green light on air purifier mean? ›

Air purifiers with a quality light

After approximately 5 minutes, the air quality indicator lights up green if the air quality is good or lights up red if the air quality is poor.

Are filter cartridges reusable? ›

No, it should not be reused. The cartridge should be changed at least once a month or when you see a noticeable decrease in water flow.

How long do 3 stage filters last? ›

The majority of systems use the following: 2 – 5-micron sediment filters, stage 1 (change every 6 months) 4 – 5- micron carbon filters, stage 2 and 3 (change every 6 months)

How often should filters be cleaned? ›

The short answer is, you should at least change your filters once a year, preferably every three to six months. But it also depends on how many people are in your home, the appliance in question, if you have pets, and if you or others living with you are sensitive to allergies.

What happens if you don't change filter in air purifier? ›

Changing your filter is essential in preventing health threats in more ways than one. If your filter is not changed in time, it will be clogged with micro-organisms like bacteria, viruses, and mold particles. It won't be able to clean new ones and only capture them on the filter's surface.

Can you just wash an air filter? ›

Wash the Filter

For a deeper cleaning, fill a sink with one part water and one part white vinegar, and then allow your HVAC filter to soak in the solution for one hour. Rinse it off with fresh water and let it fully dry before returning it to your AC unit.

How do I know if my HEPA filter is dirty? ›

How do I know if my HEPA filter is dirty? Open up the air purifier and remove the pre-filter. Your HEPA filter will have heavy clumps of dirt and dust and it'll look black if it's dirty. That's an indication that your filter needs cleaning or replacement.

Why is my brand new filter not working? ›

If your fish tank filter is suddenly a non-working filter, it could be due to a power surge, a clogged motor or intake tube, a problem with the connective cables, or a burnt-out/broken motor.

How much water should I flush after changing filter? ›

You can pour the water directly down the drain. It usually takes 3 to 5 gallons of water to completely flush your new water filter.

How much water should I run after changing filter? ›

Run two to four gallons of water through the new filter. This helps prevent your water dispenser from sputtering and clears impurities left over from manufacturing.

Why does my filter light keep coming on? ›

The filter light will illuminate as a reminder when it is time to clean your filter. After you have cleaned and replaced your filter, you will need to reset the indicator light.

What happens if you put a filter in backwards? ›

By installing your filter backwards, air will have a harder time flowing through the filter and your air handler will have to work harder to make up for the loss of airflow. This could lead to higher utility bills and possibly damage your furnace or air conditioner.

Why is my filter light red? ›

Just because your light turns red doesn't mean your water is not being filtered. It merely means you should change your filter soon.

How do I turn off the red light on my Homedics air purifier? ›

A: The light flashing is the filter indicator. Your filters need to be changed to turn the light off. The carbon filters, model HAPF60CS, should be changed every 2 to 3 months.

Why is the Blue light flashing on my air purifier? ›

The UVC/ blue light is blinking because it is a timer that needs reset. Once the filter has been replaced with a new Guardian Technologies filter you must manually reset the timer.

Should I open windows when using air purifier? ›

No one doubts that purifiers are most effective with the windows closed. That's obvious. Real-world tests show that – even without an air purifier – simply keeping doors windows closed keeps particulate pollution levels at 50% the level of outdoor air.

Do air purifiers use a lot of electricity? ›

Luckily, air purifiers don't use a whole lot of electricity. They have a maximum wattage of anywhere between 40W and 200W (even the biggest ones max out at 100W), and that's for the highest speed settings. You can easily run an air purifier on a lower 10-30 watt setting.

Should air purifier be close to bed? ›

The best place to put an air purifier is somewhere in your breathing zone. The closer the unit is to your head, the shorter distance clean air has to travel before it reaches you. In the bedroom, this usually translates to putting the air purifier on a nightstand or small table close to the bed.

How dirty should an air filter look? ›

If your air filter is clean, it should be white or off-white. Over time, as dust and dirt accumulate on it, the air filter will get darker and the dirt will be noticeable. When it starts looking dark and grimy, you might be due for a replacement.

What happens if air purifier filter is dirty? ›

The indicator light on your air purifier makes you aware that the filter needs changed. When the filter becomes clogged or dirty, it can't effectively clean your indoor air and will eventually damage your air purifier and your heating and cooling systems.

What color should an air filter be? ›

A new air filter will be white or an off-white color. As dirt accumulates in the filter, it will turn darker. If your filter looks dark, be sure to switch it with a new one.

Where should I place my air purifier in my bedroom? ›

In the bedroom, you can put an air purifier on a windowsill or even on the nightstand. The best air purifier placement would be on the wall. Of course, to suspend it on the wall, you have to elevate and secure it in much the same manner you would hang a painting. In short, keep an air purifier off the floor.

Can you use air purifier in winter? ›

Your best bet is to use an air purifier with a HEPA air filter during the winter. HEPA filters trap dust particles and create better breathing conditions inside. They can also be used to reduce airborne allergens, pet dander, pollen, and more, making them an effective tool during the winter.

How can you tell if an air purifier is working? ›

First, check the system's airflow. A working air purifier features clear, consistent airflow. If the purifier is clearly not blowing out air (easily determined by placing your hand in front of the system) then there's likely a problem. If you are unable to hear anything, that's also a sign the purifier isn't working.

Why is my air filter not working? ›

If the filter isn't picking up any dust, then it could mean a problem with your air conditioner. The air conditioner might not be strong enough to pick up the dust or be damaged. Check on the air conditioner to make sure that it isn't dirty or damaged, and run it for a bit before checking again.

What color represents unhealthy air quality? ›

How does the AQI work?
Daily AQI ColorLevels of ConcernValues of Index
OrangeUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups101 to 150
RedUnhealthy151 to 200
PurpleVery Unhealthy201 to 300
MaroonHazardous301 and higher
2 more rows

What color is a dirty air filter? ›

Air filter looks dirty

A brand new air filter is a white / off-white colour, which will slowly darken as it accumulates dust and dirt over time. A visual inspection of your air filter under bright light will show a lot of dirt, but not all the tiny particles can be easily seen.

How long does it take to notice a difference with an air purifier? ›

Your purifier, depending on the size and shape of the room, should bring the air quality back down to healthy levels between 30 minutes to a few hours. If your purifier is on for a substantial amount of time with little to no change in air quality, then you'll know that the purifier isn't working.

Should you close the door on a room with an air purifier? ›

The air purifier is going to clean the area it is immediately contained to, regardless. If you do not want further contaminants from an outside source entering the room while cleaning it with an air purifier, close both windows and doors for maximum effectiveness.

Why is my air purifier turning black? ›

Your air filter is black because of soot. Your air filter is black because of soot. This sounds scary, but, it's usually no big deal. The good news is that, if your filter is black with soot, it means it's doing its job.

How often long should you run an air purifier? ›

The best way to maximize your air purifier is to run it 24 hours a day, so your air is constantly being recycled and purified. By running the air purifier at all times, you ensure your air is as clean as possible, and no new contaminants are poisoning your air.

How do I know if my HEPA filter is washable? ›

Can you clean a HEPA filter? If your HEPA filter is not specifically labelled as washable or “permanent,” then the answer is no – while it may still filter the air it will have reduced effectiveness after washing.

Can you wash disposable air filters? ›

Disposable air filters cannot be cleaned sufficiently, and attempting to clean them could lead to AC efficiency issues or even mold. If you have a disposable air filter, replace it after about one month.

Which filter is washable? ›

While there are many different types of filters, the two most common choices among homeowners are HEPA 13 and washable filters.

Can I wash and reuse my HEPA filter? ›

To clean the HEPA filter, you should use a strong stream of cold water and not use any detergents or other chemicals. You should not rub or brush the filter, as this could damage it and cause it not to work properly. Wash it in cold water, being very gentle and making sure you don't damage the filter.

Can you rinse a HEPA filter? ›

Wash your HEPA filter with warm water and allow it to dry if your model specifically states that water cleaning is safe. You can also soak your filter in hot water if it is extremely dirty. Clean non-washable, permanent HEPA filters using a vacuum to remove dust and debris.

Can you clean an air filter with soapy water? ›

Immersion in Warm, Soapy Water – Where stubborn air-borne dirt is present, the filter may be dipped in a solution of warm water and mild detergent. Then simply rinse in clear water, let stand until completely dry and free of moisture, and return to service.

Which air filter removes the most dust? ›

Air purifiers with a HEPA filter tend to be the best for filtering dust from your space. According to the EPA, HEPA filters can remove 99.97% of dust particles that measure 3 microns in diameter.

Can I vacuum my air filter? ›

Vacuuming a Filter Can't Reach the Inner Fibers

The contaminant particles can get buried deep in the filter's fibers, so a vacuum cleaner won't extract all of them. The particles will create a barrier in the air filter and prevent air from passing through, which could damage your HVAC system or make it less efficient.

How many times can you reuse air filter? ›

Reusable Air Filters

Filters are for one use only. After three months or so, you'll have to change it out for a fresh one.

Should I wash my air filter? ›

It's important that you clean your car's air filter every 15,000 miles or more often if you live in more polluted areas or near dusty roads, to prevent too much dirt and debris from entering the engine. The build-up will eventually result in a loss of engine performance and reduced fuel economy.

How often should you rinse your filter? ›

It depends on the size of your aquarium and the fish you keep. Aquariums with larger fish or a large quantity of fish will need cleaning more often, whereas large aquariums with a few tidy fish like Tetras will need cleaning less often. With that being said, once every 3-4 weeks is ideal.

What are the 5 types of filters? ›

There are many different types of filters used in electronics. These filter types include low-pass, high-pass, band-pass, band-stop (band-rejection; notch), or all-pass. They are either active or passive.

Is a foam filter better than a paper filter? ›

Foam filters are free flowing, increasing the performance of your engine. Foam gives better fuel economy between service intervals. Priced only slightly higher than an OEM paper replacement.

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