If you own a Therapure air cleaner, you have one that is considered by many to be top of the line.
The Therapure brand is one of the more sought-after air purifiers as it takes a well-manufactured system to make sure the air you are breathing in at your room is both clean and healthy.
Even though Therapure filters are so good, they do still have to be maintained and cleaned properly.
If you fail to do so, you will notice that your unit is not working like it should and the clean air you were so accustomed to breathing in is no longer as clean.
The last thing you need is to have your asthma and allergies start acting up again because your filter is not working as well as it can be.
In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to properly clean your Therapure filter and continue enjoying that nice clean air you are used to.
How to Clean the Therapure TPP50 Filter
The cleaning process for this filter is a little different than the other models since this unit is connected to an electrical outlet.
Even though the cleaning process is different, it can still be very easy.
- The first thing you are going to want to do when it comes to cleaning this model is take it right out of the wall. Doing this will remove a lot of safety hazards you would have run into if you tried to clean it while it was still plugged in.
- Once that is completed, you will want to take out the two collector blades from the end of the unit. The blades are what the air purifier uses to help pull in the dirty air and make it healthier.
- Once you have those fans out of the model, you are going to want to wipe down the blades with either a soft, dry cloth or a paper towel. You can use a wet washcloth or paper towel, but if you do, you will need to let the blades sit and air dry for at least a full day before you go ahead and place them back in your unit.
- Once they are ready to go, you can go forward with placing those back inside the filter.
- After you do that, all you need to do is plug your filter back in and you should be good to go and watch it do its thing.
When Should I Clean the Therapure TPP50 filter?
You should probably clean the Therapure TPP50 filter at least every 2 weeks.
The number of times you need to clean it really depends on how dirty the air in your room is.
If you find that the air is always dirty, you may want to clean it more frequently.
How to Clean the Therapure TPP100 Filter
This filter requires a bit of a different cleaning process due to the fact that the shape of this unit is a bit different than the other models that Therapure usually makes.
So even though making sure this unit is clean will be a bit of a procedure, once cleaned, the model will run and work great.
It is important not to wipe down your TPP100 unit with any cloths or rags that are wet or dampened.
The only thing this will lead to is ruining your filtering process, thus, making your unit wear down and break.
The only thing that causes is more headaches for you and less money in your pocket.
A soft and dry cloth will work just fine.
- The absolute first step for cleaning this unit is to take the bottom end of it, take the filter lock mechanism, and unscrew it off in a counterclockwise way.
- After that, you will then take out the intel grill from the filter. If you look inside there, you should be able to see the HEPA kind of filter.
- When you see the HEPA filter, you will want to take it out of the inlet grill.
- Now you can grab a vacuum that has either a brush or crevice attachment, and clean both the inside and outside of the filter. You are going to want to make sure you get in between the cracks as much you possibly can. This way you are giving your unit the best possible clean.
- Once you have done a good cleaning on the filter, you can place the HEPA filter back in the inlet grill.
- Afterwards, you can place the inlet grill back in the filter lock mechanism.
- Finally, once you’ve completed all those steps, you can put the filter mechanism along with the grill and filter back into your TPP 100 through the bottom end.
When Should I Clean the Therapure TPP100 filter?
When it comes to how frequently you should be cleaning your Therapure TPP100, you should plan on cleaning at least once a month.
If the air in your home is a little dirtier than usual, or you like to run it a lot, you may want to clean it a little more frequently.
How to Clean Therapure TPP220 and Therapure TPP230H Filters
The rest of these models all have very similar cleaning processes.
The Therapure TPP230H will be included in this section since the cleaning method for that filer is exactly the same as the Therapure TPP220.
- The first step in the process of cleaning either your Therapure TPP220 or Therapure TPP230H is to remove the inlet grill from the front of your unit. You can do this by pushing down on the latch that locks which can be found on the top of your unit’s grill.
- Once you do that, you can take a hold of the indents on both sides of the unit’s frame and take out the HEPA filter.
- Next, grab a vacuum that has either a crevice or brush attachment, which will be used to clean both the inner side and the outer side of your filter. If you can, you will want to clean between the cracks as much as you possibly can. That way your filter is as clean as possible.
- Once you feel you have done a thorough cleaning of the filter, you can place back the HEPA filter right back into either your Therapure TPP220 or Therapure TPP230H. For an even more detailed clean, you can then proceed by vacuuming or wiping down the inlet grill with a slightly damp cloth. You do not want to soak the cloth because that could cause damage to your filter. Remember to let the grill dry before you place it back on.
- After the grill dries, you are now able to take it and place it back into either your Therapure TPP220 or Therapure TPP230H. Important Note: If you do not hear a clicking noise when you place it back, that means the grill is not correctly in all the way.
When Should I Clean the Therapure TPP220 or Therapure TPP230H filter?
As for how often you should clean the Therapure TPP220 or Therapure TPP230H, for optimal use and to ensure the cleanest air possible, you should clean them at least once a month.
Like all air purifier filters, if you feel the air in your room is dirtier than usual, this will cause you to run your filter that much more.
This means your filter will pick up more dirt particles meaning you will have to clean it even more frequently.
How to Clean Therapure TPP240, TPP 440, TTP540, TTP640 Filters
If the Therapure model you have is a Therapure TPP240, TPP 440, TTP540, or TTP640 filter, you will want to follow the below instructions on how to clean them properly.
These four models all have the same cleaning process and filter removal to ensure that your filter is both cleaning and running efficiently.
- The first thing you are going to want to do when cleaning any of these models is to take off the inlet grill off of the model. You can do this by pushing down where the latch that locks which can be found on the top of the grill.
- After you have done that, you are going to want to take the filter’s frame by either side. This will then allow you to take out the HEPA filter.
- Use a vacuum brush or crevice attachment to clean the inside and the outside of your filter. Remember, if you want to clean your filter as well as you possibly can, try to clean the small cracks between your filter. If you can do this, you will be making sure your filter is clean and working to maximum potential.
- Once you feel you have cleaned your filter as much as you can, you can now take your HEPA filter and place it right into your Therapure filter.
- Once your filter is in, you now have the option to take the filter’s grill and wipe it down with either a wet paper towel or soft rag. You will want to make sure you do not make the paper towel or rag too wet because then you run the chance of ruining your filter’s grill. If you do wipe it down, make sure you let it dry for at least 24 hours before placing it back on.
- Once the grill is dried, you can now go ahead and place it back onto your Therapure filter. You will want to ensure that your grill is locked on when you place it back.
When Should I Clean the Therapure TPP240, TPP 440, TTP540, or TTP640 filter?
It is recommended that you clean your Therapure TPP240, TPP 440, TTP540, or TTP640 filter at least once a month.
Some of these models come with a clean filter light.
If that light comes on, you should go ahead and clean it, even if you have just cleaned it recently.
How to Know if My Therapure Air Purifier is Working?
If you do not own one of the Therapure models that has a “Clean Filter” light, then there are some signs you can look for that will tell you that your air purifier needs to be cleaned.
If you start to notice that your allergies are coming back more and more often, that is a pretty big sign that your purifier is not doing the job you bought it to do.
An air purifier not only takes in the dirty air in your room, but it will also help make the air in your room that much cleaner.
Another way you will be able to tell if your air purifier is working is by checking the wind speed it is giving off.
If you find that your Therapure air purifier is not blowing out a lot of air, more likely than not it is either not working or needs a major cleaning.
If your unit is making more noise than it usually does or is not making any noise at all, that is another sign you may want to make sure your filter is working correctly.
The last thing you want is to be using a defective unit to help clean your home’s air.
Air Quality Monitor
The final thing you can do to ensure that your air purifier is working is to try using an air quality monitor.
This monitor will sit in the room wher your air purifier is working and tell you the air quality in the room.
This means you can see what the air quality is in the room before you use your unit and then after you use it.
You can find out what the right air quality is for you.
And if your purifier starts to malfunction or needs to be cleaned, you will notice that when it is on, your air quality is not as good as it should be.