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I plugged one into an outlet in my kitchen, where the puppy pads are, and one into my "hamster room," the room in my apartment that can never deny the existence of pets. Hamsters do not smell like roses.
After a few hours, I went back into the "hamster room" and noticed a fresh odor, kind of like the scent after a nice rain shower in the country. No hamster smell at all, no musty odor, nothing. Just fresh and clean. Could it be that the CritterZone worked so well? No way. So I unplugged it.
I came back a few hours later and the hamster room stunk again. I plugged the CritterZone back in. Again, after a short while, not only did the odor disappear, the room smelled great. I unplugged it again for a second experiment. The same thing happened.
My kitchen, which sometimes had a slight urine odor if I didn't pick up the puppy pads right away, also smelled great, and it's a much larger area.
Now that I've been using CritterZone for several months, I can honestly say that not only does this product work to control and eliminate odors, it exceeds expectations.
There's a switch on the front that indicates low, medium, and high, but there aren't any indications as to which setting is low and which is high, so I just keep the switch in the middle.
I run my CritterZone units almost all the time. I give them "breaks" periodically -- not for any other reason that I tend to unplug a lot of other stuff to give it "breaks" too. I asked the creator of CritterZone how long the units will last, but since it's such a new proudct, they really don't know. It's small, but it does seem well built, so I hope they last a long time. And if one conked out? I'd get another!
Paws up for CritterZone! It does what it says it will do -- control the pet odors in your home. I can see this working very well for someone with kitty litter odor issues, cat urine odors, or rabbit odors, and it would do well in any musty area of your home.
After about a month, I opened the unit and could not believe what I saw -- tons of dust, hair, and other guck. That's stuff I was breathing before! No wonder I didn't feel well. It has a pre-filter, so I was able to take that off, wash it, and then put it back onto the unit.
This unit has a light that will go on when it's time to replace the main filter, which I like because it takes the mystery out of when you need to change the filter. Filter changes are necessary to keep any air purifier unit running well. I've been running mine for about 4 months, and the filter change light still isn't indicating that it needs changing. There are 5 lights that will light up in succession and you should change the filter when the last one lights up. So far I have 4 lights lit, so I'm estimating that I'll have to change the HEPA style filter about once every 4 1/2 months (probably because I have it cranked pretty high all the time). Their website suggests changing it about twice a year. I found the filter for $69.00 on Amazon.com. Totally worth it.