In recent years, air purifiers have become a necessity rather than a luxury. This could be a result of the EPA’s revelation that indoor air is more contaminated than outdoor air. Also, people have become aware of the importance of breathing clean air.
As a result, the market for air purifiers has grown. Popular air cleaner manufactures like Guardian technologies air purifiers have expanded their brand to include a wide variety of cleaners to cater to your needs.
My team and I set out to review the best Germguardian air purifiers currently available in the market. We have also highlighted some of the unique features that set the Germiguardian air purifiers apart. Further, we have guided you on how to maintain these air purifiers.
We hope you enjoy the review and get a germ guardian air purifier that suits your needs.
Please read on!
Table of Contents
- Why GermGuardian Air Purifiers?
- Top 7 Best GermiGuardian Air Purifiers
- 1) Germ Guardian AC5250PT True HEPA Filter Air Purifier
- 2) GermGuardian AC4825 True HEPA Filter Air Purifier
- 3) Germ Guardian AC9200W True HEPA Filter Air Purifier
- 4) Germgurardian GG1000 Air Purifier
- 5) Germguardian CDAP5500BCA True HEPA Air Purifier
- 6) Germguardian 4100C Air Purifier
- 7) Germguardian AC4300WPT True HEPA Air Purifier
- How To Maintain Germguardian Air Purifiers
- Wrapping It Up
Why GermGuardian Air Purifiers?
1. State-Of-The-Art Filtration Technology
The filters are the most crucial component in your air purifier. They clean the air by trapping airborne germs, mold, bacteria, viruses, and other allergens.
Most Germiguardian air purifiers come with a True HEPA filter. They are the only filters that can eliminate up to 99.97% of airborne particles larger than 0.3microns.
The Germiguardian air purifiers also feature AHAM verified Activated carbon filters that reduce pesky household odors, fumes, and tobacco smoke.
2. Pet Pure Treatment
The filter can be a breeding ground for mold, mildew, and bacteria, especially if not replaced on time. To avoid this, the guardian technologies have added an antimicrobial agent on the filter. This agent eliminates common pollutants that could grow and recirculate. It also reduces pet odors.
3. UV-C Light Technology
Guardian technologies air purifiers come with UV-C light that destroys bacteria and viruses such as influenza and Raph. The UV light is mostly optional. You can choose to use it only when there is an outbreak of flu to shield your loved ones.
4. Quiet Operation
An air purifier mustn’t interrupt your sleep.
Compared to other brands, Germguardian operates reasonably quiet. Most of the units reviewed below operate at a noise level of between 24-60decibel. At the lowest speed, you will barely notice the air purifier.
5. Energy Star Certified
We all want to save money where we can. All Germiguardian products in our review are energy star certified and thus will not increase your electricity bill.
Guardian technologies give at least three years warranty on each air purifier to cover any defects and malfunctions. You, however, have to register the unit as soon as you buy to activate the warranty.
Top 7 Best GermiGuardian Air Purifiers
1) Germ Guardian AC5250PT True HEPA Filter Air Purifier
The Germiguardian AC5250PT is a five-in-one air purifier perfectly designed to give you clean and fresh air. It comes with a true HEPA filter, like most of the Germgurdian air purifiers, that reduces up to 99.97% of germs and allergens. These include dust, pollen, pet dander, mold spores, and other airborne germs larger than 0.3microns.
This product also kills airborne viruses such as influenza and RhinovirusRhinovirus, thanks to its inbuilt UVC light that operates with Titanium Dioxide. In addition, it inhibits the growth of mold, mildew, and odor-causing bacteria on the filter surface using an antimicrobial agent that’s added to the filter.
This unit comes with a prefilter technology that traps larger particles such as hair and pet dander to prolong the lifespan’s HEPA filter. This technology saves you money in the long run as HEPA filters are expensive to replace.
If you live with a smoker and want to reduce the chances of passive smoking and the odor that comes with cigarettes, consider this unit. It has an activated charcoal filter that reduces smoke and household odors.
Moreover, this air purifier has one of the highest CADR ratings. And… the higher the CADR, the faster the air purification process. Its ratings are Dust (126), Pollen (128), and smoke(116).
Other features include 5-speed settings that you can adjust depending on your purification needs. This product is also energy star certified, meaning it is safe and does not consume much electricity.
Additionally, the AC5250PT is very quiet in operation. You can use the lowest setting as white noise at night for a peaceful and relaxed sleep.
- 5-in-1 purification system
- High CADR rating
- Five fan speed rating
- Quiet in operation
- UV-C light is not long-lasting
2) GermGuardian AC4825 True HEPA Filter Air Purifier
The Germguardian AC4825 is a great value air purifier with the same performance capability as other expensive products. With a coverage of 167sq ft, this air purifier is ideal for small and medium spaces.
Like most GermGuardian air purifiers, this unit comes with a True HEPA filter. This means it can reduce over 99% of all air pollutants, including mold spores, pollen, dust, and bacteria.
This 4-in-1 air purifier also protects you from viruses such as influenza to its UV light that works with titanium dioxide to kill germs. It also reduces unwanted household odors with its activated charcoal filter.
The CADR rating of this air purifier earns its significant points. Its ratings are Dust(118), pollen (125), and smoke(108).
In addition, this unit has an optional UV-C light that can be used to kill airborne germs. It also has a prefilter that improves the HEPA filter’s lifespan by trapping the larger particles before getting to the HEPA filter.
If you find the noise made by some purifiers during operation annoying, the AC4825 is your savior. It is ultra-quiet in operation, giving you a comfortable environment to sleep or work.
You can customize the comfort of your home using the three fan settings. The lowest setting is particularly ultra-quiet for a relaxing sleep. This unit also has a filter replacement indicator to ensure you replace the filters on time.
Additionally, this air purifier is energy star certified, which means it will not radically hike your electricity bill.
- 4-in-1 purification system
- High CADR
- Energy saving
- Emits a lot of heat
3) Germ Guardian AC9200W True HEPA Filter Air Purifier
Are you looking for a sleek yet effective air purifier for your home? Look no further. The Germ Guardian AC9200WCA is one of the most lustrous designs by Guardian Technologies. The elegant white design can fit in seamlessly on any home.
This air purifier eliminates up to 99.97% of airborne particles such as pollen, dust mites, mold, and other allergens with its germ guardian air filter. It also has an optional UVC light that kills viruses and bacteria to avoid recirculation.
This purifier is Aham verified for its ability to filter smoke, dust, and tobacco smoke thanks to its carbon filter. If you are a smoker or live with one, this unit could be what you need to protect your loved one from passive smoking.
To boost the HEPA filter’s lifespan, this unit is installed with a prefilter that traps large particles before they get to the filter. This saves you money for filter replacements.
The Germguardian AC9200WCA has different settings for you to change, depending on your purifying needs. This includes three fan settings, a timer, and a UVC. Another perk s that this air purifier ultra-quiet operation, which reduces the chances of it causing disturbances.
In addition, this air purifier is an energy star certified for its low energy consumption. You need not worry about increased utility bills.
The only downside of this air purifier is that it is a bit bulky, weighing 20.65pounds. however, it comes with a sturdy handle that makes it easier to carry and move from room to room
- High CADR
- True HEPA Filter
- Reduces household odors
- Sturdy handle
- Sleek design
- A bit bulky
4) Germgurardian GG1000 Air Purifier
Are you looking for a Germguardian model that will work for a small space like the bathroom or closet? GG1000 would be an ideal choice for you. It is quite affordable, so you don’t have to break the bank.
Unlike most air purifiers in this review, the Germiguardian GG1000 does not have a HEPA filter. Instead, it has a UV light that kills airborne germs and pathogens and an activated charcoal filter that reduces all household odors.
This model stands at 7.5 inches and weighs 0.7 pounds. Therefore, it is easy to carry and move from one room to another. It also has a sleek cylindrical design that makes it fit seamlessly in any room in modern homes.
The beauty of this unit is that it does not emit any noise during purification. You will hardly notice it is there. Also, it reduces costs as you don’t have any filters to replace.
However, it is recommended that you change the UV-C bulb every 5000 hours.
The GG100 covers a space of up to 100sq feet. We recommend small spaces.
- Wall pluggable
- Compact and easy to carry
- No HEPA filters
5) Germguardian CDAP5500BCA True HEPA Air Purifier
If you seek to have remote control of your air purifier, then the Germguardian CDAP5500B is ideal for you. This unit is both Bluetooth and WIFI enabled.
Simply download the Guardian technologies app and sync it with your air purifier. You will get notifications in real-time, and you can monitor and control the purifier from anywhere.
In addition, you need not get off the couch after a busy day at work to change the air purifier settings. This unit is Alexa, and Google voice controls compatible. You just need to send a voice command. It will process and respond. Cool, huh?
You can tell the air quality in your home every time thanks to these units inbuilt Air Quality Monitor. The best part is that the purifier automatically adjusts the fan speed depending on the air quality. This means you are assured of clean and safe air all day long.
Besides its convenience, the GermGuardian CDAP5500B is also effective and thorough. This 4-in-1 air purifier comes with a True HEPA filter that eliminates up to 99.97% of airborne germs and allergens. Still, it reduces those pesky household odors using its activated charcoal filter.
The CDAP5500B purifies air four times per hour at maximum speed. Also, it has a high Clean Air Delivery Rate(CADR) perfect for medium-to-large rooms of up to 167sq ft. it scores at Dust(114), Pollen(127), and smoke(108).
Further, this high-tech air purifier has a UV-C light that works with titanium dioxide to reduce VOCs and kill viruses such as Influenza and Staph.
Though this unit has a prefilter that extends the HEPA filter’s lifespan, you still have to change the filters every 6-8 months for efficiency. The UV-C bulb should also be replaced every 10-12 months.
- WIFI and blue-tooth enabled
- Smart control through Alexa
- Automatic adjustment of fan speeds depending on the air quality
- Energy certified
- Air quality monitor
- Increased use of UVC may be harmful
6) Germguardian 4100C Air Purifier
If you are allergic to pet dander, yet getting rid of your pet is not an option, then you should consider this air purifier: The Germiguardian AC4100 air purifier. It is also an ideal air purifier for travel as it is only 5 pounds and 11 inches high.
Although compact and lightweight, this gem has every feature you need in an effective air purifier. However, it is only suitable for small rooms of up to 78sq.ft.
This tabletop air purifier eliminates up to 99.97% of harmful germs and allergens with its True HEPA purifier. Still, it reduces unwanted household odors, smoke, and fumes with its inbuilt activated charcoal filter.
Further, this unit comes with a UVC light that helps kill viruses and works with Titanium Dioxide to reduce VOCs. You are safe from viral infections caused by RhinovirusRhinovirus, staph, and influenza.
This unit prides itself on a 3-fan setting, which you can adjust depending on your purification needs. Also, it has an air quality indicator that automatically adjusts the fan speed depending on the level of pollution.
Additionally, the AC 4100C has a filter change indicator that reminds you when the filters need a change. The manufacturer recommends you change the filters every 6-8months for efficiency.
Speaking of clean air, this tabletop air purifier has a CADR rating of 56,76 and 50 for dust and pollen, and smoke, respectively. This is efficient for a small room. In fact, the Gernguardian 4100C is AHAM verified for its ability to clean pollen, dust, and tobacco smoke in small spaces.
The other perks for this air purifier are that its ultra-quiet in operation and low energy consumer.
- Compact and portable
- Ultra-quiet in operation
- Small coverage
7) Germguardian AC4300WPT True HEPA Air Purifier
Are you looking for a quiet and efficient air purifier for your home? Germiguardian AC43000WPT is an ideal choice for you. With a noise level of 40 db, this air purifier will not disrupt your goodnight’s sleep as it cleans the air in your bedroom.
This unit eliminates up to 99.97 % of harmful germs and allergens larger than 0.3microns with its Electrostatic HEPA media filter. The filter is also garnished with an antimicrobial agent that prevents mold, mildew, and bacterial growth on the filter.
Further, this air purifier kills viruses such as influenza and RhinovirusRhinovirus with its UVC light. It also comes with an AHAM verified Activated charcoal filter that reduces household odors, cooking fumes, and tobacco smoke.
This portable air purifier has a CADR rate of 107,116 and 99 for dust, pollen, and smoke, respectively. It cleans the air four times an hour in a medium to a large room of up to 153sq. Ft at max speed.
This guardian technologies air purifier is ideal for pet owners as sit has a prefilter that traps large particles like dander to extend the HEPA filter’s lifespan. However, you still have to replace the filter every 6-8months to maintain efficiency. You also have to replace the UVC light bulb every 10-12 months.
Unlike most Germ Guardian air purifiers, this unit has no timer. However, it has three adjustable fan settings. You can customize the speed depending on your purification needs. Also, it has an easy to use digital display panel.
This unit comes in a sleek design that can seamlessly fit in any modern home. It also comes in two colors, white and black. You can choose the color that best suits your décor.
- Compact and portable
- Ultra-quiet in operation
- Has pet pure treatment
- Different colors to choose from
- The prefilter is not a heavy-duty
How To Maintain Germguardian Air Purifiers
To get the best out of Germiguardian air purifiers, you must do the following to ensure efficiency and longevity.
Timely replacement of filters
As earlier mentioned, filters are the essential component of an air purifier. If they are clogged, the air purifier will be of no benefit to you. You should therefore replace the HEPA filter every 6 to 8 months.
Guardian technologies warn you against replacing the filters with generic filters if you want optimal service from an air purifier. Invest in genuine filters for more efficiency and longevity.
How do you tell whether the filters are genuine?
Easy! The manufacturer has provided genuine filters under each product’s summary.
UVC light bulb replacement
The Germiguardian UV-C light bulbs are built to operate for a maximum of 12months. You should not extend that period.
Just like the HEPA filters, UV-C bulbs are built for specific appliances. If you use a generic bulb, you risk malfunction. It is advisable to use genuine guardian technologies light bulbs as per the model.
Each Germguardian has a maximum area of coverage. If you opt to use one in a larger room, you will need to keep changing its position. However, we can’t guarantee it will be as effective as one that matches the recommended space.
Wrapping It Up
The Germ guardian air purifiers reviewed above are unmatched. Their state-of-the-art purification systems are efficient and will give you safe and clean air. They are also economical and will consume less power than other appliances.
We hope the review has helped choose a Germiguardian that best suits your needs.