14 Green Humidifier replacement filters (G-Midifier)
Q: How frequently do I need to replace the G-Midifier filters?
A: It varies from one customer to another. Normally, the filters last for a few years if you clean them regularly and properly.
Q: Tell me how to clean the filters if I don't have a dishwasher.
A: Without removing filters, dipping in cold water with a half cup (4OZ) of vinegar is a good way to remove the stain on filters for 6-7 hours. Rinse thoroughly with cold tap water. A few cleanings a month will do.
Q: The filter color changes into light orange or yellow pretty soon. Are these bacteria or molds?
A: No. There are bacteria or molds in the air not in most US tap water. If bacteria or mold were in any US tap water, many people would get sick. This is our everyday drinking water.
The molds are black dots and the size is about 1/4" diameter or bigger. The light orange or yellow color is from the minerals in tap water. If you use distilled water or reverse osmosis filtered water, there will be no color change for long time.
The pure white color filters enable you to notice the color changes quickly for a better hygiene.
In rare cases, molds grow on the surface of filters. Cleaning mold is almost impossible. Please do not use bleach to clean. Bleach is harmful to human body. Replacing filters is recommended.
Q: How often do I have to clean the filters?
A: It depends on the customer preference and concentration of minerals in the water. Cleaning a couple of times per month is recommended. It will not that easy cleaning filters after they get too dirty. Cleaning a G-Midifier filter is a lot easier than those of any electric humidifiers.
Q: Can I use a dryer to dry filters?
A: No. Using dryers are not recommended. Please avoid the sun shine when drying filters. Since the filters are always wet in G-Midifier, you do not have to dry them after cleanings.
Q: What is the filters made of?
A: The filters are made of polyester: the same material as transparent plastic water bottles.
Q: How does G-Midifier control bacteria and molds growth?
A: Anti-bacterial treatments for both the raw material of filters and plastic containers help diminish bacteria and molds growth in G-Midifier. The workers in the factory practice safe hygiene the manufacturing process.
Q: What is the difference between using a G-Midifier and placing a pan of water?
A: Each G-Midifier plastic container has 15 tunnels in the center. Those tunnels enable warm air move upward from the bottom to top and mix with the cool air above the water surcace in between the tunnels. This effect generates the evaporation much easier and more quickly than a pan of water. If you have a pan of water, the cool air moves upward cylindrically and does not mix well with warm air in the room. The temperature of the water surface in a pan is much colder than that of the water in the filters. You may need several pans of water to get a similar result of one G-Midifier.
Q: What is the difference between hanging a wet towel and using a G-Midifier?
A: Hanging a wet towel will work fine. But, one wet towel is not enough to humidify a room. Using a G-Midifier is equivalent to hanging 10 wet towels.
Q: Can one G-Midifier really replace an electric humidifier?
A: Sure. G-Midifier works much better than an electric humidifier and can substitute for any electric humidifier. G-Midifier naturally controls into an optimal humidity level of 25-55%. Warm or cool mist humidifiers always make soggy around the humidifiers because the mist particles we see are heavier than air. Bacteria and mold grow not only inside electric humidifiers but also around them.
Q: Do I need a floor register to place G-Midifier on?
A: Yes and No. You can place G-Midifier on anywhere you want. If you place G-Midifier near the heat source, the evaporation will be much quicker and get a higher humidity level than placing on a table. You can place G-Midifier on a table or desk near your bed and will have enough humidity in a regular room.