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7 HEPA Filter Vacuums

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Updated for 2019!

If your old vacuum is on the fritz or you're looking to make a new investment, we rounded up 9 HEPA filter vacuums in a variety of styles that are highly reviewed. What is a HEPA (high efficiency particulate air ) Filter? HEPA filters, as defined by the United States Department of Energy must remove at least 99.97% of airborne particles 0.3 micrometers (µm) in diameter. Basically a vacuum cleaner with a HEPA filter basically catches and removes dust and small particles, instead of blowing them back out into the room. It's much better for children and people living with allergies or asthma. But it's also good if you want to remove toxic chemicals like flame retardants from your home, since the filter will trap these small particles.

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Have you felt like you’ve been sneezing more than usual? Climate change may be to blame. A changing climate means a longer allergy season, whether it be mold/pollen from increased rain or dust/soot from increased drought. While we can’t control the weather ☔️, there are some things you can do to help reduce your symptoms. HEPA filters can trap a ton allergens and mold, and it may be worth investing in a vacuum/air filter that has one! Link in bio for more ⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ ⁣ ⁣
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