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Is a HEPA filter necessary in a vacuum?

If you decide to purchase a vacuum with a HEPA filter, it's important to do your research and choose a model with a reputable brand and good reviews.

A HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) filter is not strictly necessary in a vacuum, but it can be very beneficial in improving the air quality in your home or workspace.

HEPA filters are designed to trap tiny particles such as dust, pollen, and pet dander, as well as larger particles like mold spores and even some bacteria and viruses. If you or anyone in your home has allergies or respiratory problems, using a vacuum with a HEPA filter can help reduce the amount of these particles in the air, leading to improved air quality and potentially fewer allergy or asthma symptoms.

HEPA filters are also beneficial for those who have pets, as they can help capture pet hair and dander that may otherwise become airborne and exacerbate allergies.

It’s worth noting that not all vacuums with HEPA filters are created equal. Some models may not have airtight seals or may not have strong enough suction to effectively capture all of the particles you want to remove. So, if you decide to purchase a vacuum with a HEPA filter, it’s important to do your research and choose a model with a reputable brand and good reviews.

At HENDERSON TOTAL MAINTENANCE all of our vacuums have commercial rated HEPA filters that remove even the smallest contaminants from your carpet fibres. This ensures that after we’ve left your office you have a clean and contaminant free work space to enjoy. We are the leader in the industry and only use the  right products and equipment for every job. 

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