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Sneezing, coughing and runny noses as night. Itchy eyes with tears being squeezed out. My daughters have had allergies all spring and summer and it was particularly worse this year because of the longer rainy season and the larger amounts of pollen in the air. So I brought some big air defense weaponry in to battle these tiny, annoying irritants, the Honeywell Air Purifier HHT-145.


This Purifier packs some major defenses against all of those items that can irritate the sinuses. There are 3 levels of protections in the Honeywell purifier:

  1. Ultraviolet Power – this is the best way to take out viruses, bacteria, fungi, mold spores and germs.
  2. HEPA filters – using a HEPA filter, you can effectively remove up to 99% of airborne particles including dust, pet dander, smoke and pollen.
  3. Odor filters – as the filters work, odor particles are removed as well, controlling pet, cooking and other smells.

Homes are places that are pretty laden with allergens and irritants and other pollutants, believe it or not, even more than you experience outside. Just think about all of the dust that you see coating things around the house. And one big thing that is full of dust (and even dust mites) are stuffed animals. We have enough stuffed animals in our house to open our own store and all too frequently they get shoved under the bed or in a corner somewhere just to collect more dust.

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If you are a germaphobe, you probably wipe down your cell phone many times a day with some sort of sanitizing wipe. If you aren’t doing that, your cell phone or MP3 player is probably covered with lots of wonderful, potentially infectious germs. Having 3 kids in school, germs are pervasive on all types of surfaces around our house. When any of our children are sick, my wife diligently wipes down door handles and other publicly touched surfaces. (If you aren’t disinfecting your home, you might want to take a look at this post that I did when the Swine Flu was top of mind.) I’m guessing though that most of you who have cell phones or other compact gadgets don’t disinfect those devices on a regular basis because it is a bit of a pain in the butt.


Well there is now a quick and easy solution for you called the Violight UV Cell Phone Sanitizer. The concept is pretty simple, Ultra Violet lights at the right frequency will kill bacteria and germs. So, Violight, who has been doing disinfection solutions for toothbrushes, razors and other items, realized that there is a HUGE market for this type of cell phone or gadget solution, especially since cell phones and MP3 players are touched numerous times a day, often by different people. The UV Cell Phone Sanitizer take about 5 minutes to disinfect your device (assuming it fits into the enclosed compartment). Just drop it in and using UV lights, your cell phone is blasted and “cleaned”.


According to their website, the Violight UV Cell Phone Sanitizer will clean 99% of the germs and bacteria present on the surface of your gadget. And since the device uses light, it can get into the tiny grooves and crevasses present on tiny keyboards or places where a simple wipe-down might miss. Also, since it doesn’t use liquid, there is no risk to your device from having anti-bacterial gel or liquid creep into your phone.

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