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Review of High-Efficiency HEPA-Type Desktop Air Purifier, Carbon Filter (HAP242-UC)
4.50 stars Excellent Form 141 Reviews
Reviewed on: September 01, 2020 Author:
Price Range

$44 - $55

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Pros & Cons


  • Powerful for small rooms
  • Easy to change filters
  • Quiet
  • 3 speeds
  • Compact


  • Creates quiet white noise
  • Does not handle large homes well
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for High-Efficiency HEPA-Type Desktop Air Purifier, Carbon Filter (HAP242-UC). The BoolPool rating for this product is Excellent, with 4.50 stars, and the price range is $44 - $55.

The High-Efficiency HEPA-Type Desktop Air Purifier is a small, compact HEPA air purifier that takes small to microscopic dirt, dust, and pollutant particles from the air, cleaning the air around you. The quiet filter has three fan speeds to adjust to the level of noise that is comfortable, but the filter works well for offices and bedrooms. The carbon filtration system locks in pollutants and purifies the air instantly, helping users to breathe comfortably all day long.

Customers say this air filter works well for small spaces like bedrooms or living rooms. Those who use it consistently say they notice a big difference in the quality of air in their homes or offices. Some say they enjoy the quiet white noise the machine makes in the bedroom, that even can help with sleeping. Those who started using it say the air feels cleaner in just a matter of days. Others say their machine has lasts decades.

Some customers say their unit has broken. It is unclear what has lead to this issue.

User Voice
High-Efficiency HEPA-Type Desktop Air Purifier, Carbon Filter (HAP242-UC)
this unit is great for a small room.
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
5.00 stars
5 Reviews See Details
I was impressed with my previous purifier's long life I decided to stick with Holmes again!.
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
4.00 stars
5 Reviews See Details
The last one I purchased 25 years ago so I'd say this's a very good product and well made.I just hope the new lasts as long.
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
4.50 stars
6 Reviews See Details
Great job in my bedroom.
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.50 stars
8 Reviews See Details
Very quiet and I like that.
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
4.50 stars
13 Reviews See Details
This little unit keeps the air nice and clean.
Review Group #: 6 Rating :
4.00 stars
14 Reviews See Details
I recommend these to everyone
Review Group #: 7 Rating :
5.00 stars
16 Reviews See Details
Air purifier works great.
Review Group #: 8 Rating :
4.50 stars
33 Reviews See Details
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