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GermGuardian - 3-in-1 Tabletop UV-C 78 Sq. Ft. Air Purifier - White/Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 397 reviews

92%
would recommend to a friend

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Would be good for just allergens in a small room

    Posted
    drmch8sr
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    I bought this to put in a 2-story common stairwell because my neighbors smoke and the smell in the stairwell was unbearable and beginning to seep into my apartment. It's a little bit noisy but nothing more than a strong "white noise" type sound. It does take care of the allergens/odors enough to keep them out of my apartment but not enough to clear the stairwell because they smoke a lot.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    Dina
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    My husband smokes cigarettes, I don't. I could smell the smoke in the back bedroom! Now I don't!! I'm buying another one. Highly recommended.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fought Smoke from NorCal Fires

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    NormSF
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    After waiting for about 10 days eating smoke, we found that larger models were sold out so found this one. Actually, we probably did better to get this one than something larger and more costly. The smoke was from the terrible wine country fires and it all blew directly south, seemingly into our house thru closed windows & doors. We put this on at full blast (3) or setting 2 in successive rooms to clean them out. It worked very well and after 3 days felt comfortable in having a friend stay over without his lungs getting clogged. We expect to use it occasionally on days below 50 degrees to freshen the air with the windows closed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good purifier for small space

    Posted
    Cabgirl
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    I purchase purifier because downstairs neighbors smoke and it's right under my bedroom so it makes it hard to sleep! It Has worked great so I can sleep well at night.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    great purifier

    Posted
    barbara
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    I got it because my house smelled like someone had been smoking in it. After about one hour of turning it on you could no longer smell the smoke.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good to removed cigarette smoke

    Posted
    2Butlers
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    I bought it because I live in a apartment building and tenant downstairs smoke their lungs out and it comes threw the floor and gives me a headache and it smells. So I bought this for my living room and it does the job of getting rid of smoke! Love it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It's ok

    Posted
    TheGuy
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    This is ideal for a small room. I would use it more in summer just cause it blows air like a small fan. Not sure how effective it is, but not great for smoke.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great purifier

    Posted
    Vivi
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    I purchased this air purifier during the recent Northern California fires. I was getting sick due to all the smoke, but once I purchased the purifier my room air felt clean. I could breathe better and sleep great. I now leave it on at nighttime while I sleeping. The noise is kind of loud but you get use to it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Air Filter

    Posted
    Justin
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    I didn't expect to see this filter working in an extreme situation, but it did. Someone left their food on too long in the microwave and caused a lot of smoke in the office. Plugged this bad boy in next to the microwave and the air started to clear out of smoke. 20-30 mins later there was no smell of smoke in the air and things were back to normal. The only drawback for me is this is extremely noisy when used on high. Otherwise it does just fine in my office and keeps the air clean and stuffy-free.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Nice looking noise maker

    Posted
    SeanDean32

    I have owned many Air Purifiers and this is the worst one; however it has a very nice appearance. I honestly feel that this Air Purifier gives other Air Purifiers a bad name... This purifier looks very nice, but performs very poorly which can lead to the common misconception that Air Purifiers do not work. This Air Purifier is very loud. On the minimal settings the fan is louder than the lowest settings on a normal and quite air circulation fan. The loudest comes in the form of a deep hum, alike an overhead oven/stove fan, bathroom fan, or other. This Air Purifier barely works as promoted. The purification system is very poor, it can take a week before you notice anything in a 140 sq ft room. When we performed the "smoke" test this machine performed very poorly. It barely filtered any smoke. A normal fan was much better at destroying smoke by blowing it around the room. This machine simply spits it back out. The UV C light is also very poor. Knowing this before I purchased the machine, it was not a surprise. But the "germ killing" UV light is essentially a novelty on this machine. In conclusion this is a very nice looking machine. It fits nice on a night stand or table, but it just does not perform as promoted.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Smells less house

    Posted
    Virginia
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    My husband is a cigarette smoker and I hate when he smokes inside the house. The smell of it would stick to my dress - dread it so much. I have house fresheners all over but still have that cigarette smell on my dress. So, I looked online how I could geat rid of the smell. Thanks GermGuardian for the awesome job. Been using this for a couple of weeks now and I'd say job well-done. I don't smell the cigarette in the house. Works great, for me.

    I would recommend this to a friend