Holmes HAP706-NU Allergen Remover Air Purifier Quick Review

Unlike most mini air purifier that skim out on features, Holmes Mini-Tower HAP706-NU Allergen Remover is highly equipped with a multi-stage filtration inside its conventional exterior. Incorporated with an Ionizer, Aer1 True HEPA filter and Holmes enhanced Arm and Hammer Carbon filter, this mini air purifier will shield the user from massive scope of airborne contaminants within your home. How is the airflow delivery rate and can it perform well against the mid-range air purifier? Without giving too much, we will examine the characteristic of Holmes HAP706-NU Mini-Tower and some of its disadvantages.
MRSP/ RSP**
± 64.99 p
     Annual filter ^    
± 13 - 19 p
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Holmes HAP706-U Specification

ProductHolmes HAP706-U
RSPMRSP/ RSP+- 64.99
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Dimension
6.69 x 14.17 x 9.84 in
(17 x 36 x 25 cm)
Weight7.1 lb (3.2 kg)
Coverage (up to)85 sq. ft. (8 m2)
Dust free (CADR)
Pollen free (CADR)
Smoke free (CADR)
Airflow speed
Fanspeed3
Filtration4-stage
A filterAnnual filter cost ($)+- 13 - 19
Pre-Filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Pre-filter
Permanent
HEPA filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
HAPF300 D Filter
12 - 18 months
Carbon filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
Arm and Hammer baking soda
Ionizer/ TechnologiesIonizer
UV-light/ PCO
-
Other filter
-
All-in-one filter
- Lifespan
- Replacement cost ($)
-
Optional/ Addon
aer1 HAPF30AT HEPA-Type Total Air Filter
4 -12 months+- 17.99
aer1 HAPF300AH True HEPA Allergen Remover Filter
12 months+- 19.99
aer1 HAPF30AO Odor-Eliminator Filter
4 - 12 months+- 12.99
aer1 HAPF300AP True HEPA Allergen Performance-Plus Filter
4 - 12 months+- 19.99
aer1 HAPF30AS Smoke Grabber Filter
4 - 12 months+- 19.99
Arm and Hammer Air Purifier Booster Filter
12 - 18 months
Noise level
Power consumption43 W
Timer/ Scheduler
Sensors
More color options
Auto mode
Air qualityAQ indicator
Filter change indicator
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
ENERGY STAR
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty5 years
Email/ Phone support

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Holmes HAP706-U key features

  • 4-stage filtration with 3 fanspeed settings
  • Washable pre-filter
  • Aer1 True HEPA filtration removes up to 99.97% of airborne allergens
  • Arm and Hammer enhanced baking soda carbon filter
  • Optional Ionizer
  • 3 years limited warranty
Holmes HAP706-U dimension
Dimension
6.69 x 14.17 x 9.84 in
(17 x 36 x 25 cm)
Holmes HAP706-U weight
Weight
7.1 lb (3.2 kg)
Holmes Mini-Tower HAP706-U Allergen Remover Air Purifier is one of the smallest and lightest unit around equipped with an Ionizer. The simple yet compact structure is not the prettiest, it will work exceptionally well in tight spaces. Decently built with no off-gassing sign, buttons are located at the top while air ventilation is located below surrounding the air purifier. Inside the soul of Holmes Mini-Tower HAP706-U Allergen Remover Air Purifier lies an AER1 True HEPA filter with Arm and Hammer Carbon filter that cover wide range of airborne particles. On the whole Holmes Mini-Tower HAP706-U Allergen Remover Air Purifier is incredibly small and can be placed perfectly on any beside table or desk.

Airflow performance and applicable area

We mentioned Holmes Mini-Tower HAP706-U is well covered via its 4-stage filtration, unfortunately the small size means there is an inadequate airflow distribution leaving a lot less to be desired. The Applicable area for Holmes Mini-Tower HAP706-U Allergen Remover air purifier is at mere 8 m2 (81 sq. ft.). At best it can be use only for personal space such as table or office desk. Utilized Holmes standard filters, the CADR (Clean air delivery rate) is at 55 cfm for dust, 55 cfm pollen and 55 cfm smoke. Undesirable result.

Final thoughts on Holmes Mini-Tower HAP706-U air purifier

Realistically Holmes Mini-Tower HAP706-U is a very portable and compact air purifier that comes with a low price bundled with a mediocre airflow performance. If you on the road or traveling frequently and do not mind the limited capacities, Holmes Mini-Tower HAP706-U Allergen Remover air purifier can be an decent choice to fight against surrounding allergens.

Holmes HAP706-U is covered against

Holmes HAP706-U VS Dust

Dust

EXCELLENT

Holmes HAP706-U VS Pollen

Pollen

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS Hair

Hair/ Pet hair

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS Dust mites

Dust mites

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS Mold/ Mildew

Mold/ Mildew

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS Pet dander

Pet dander

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS Virus/ Germ

Virus/ Germ

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS Tobacco smoke

Tobacco smoke

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS Chemical

Chemical

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS VOCs

VOCs

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS Smoke/ Gas

Smoke/ Gas

OK

Holmes HAP706-U VS Odor

Odor

OK

In conclusion......

  • Low starting price supported by a very low filter replacement cost.
  • Use Aer1 TRUE HEPA rather then cheap out on HEPA-type filter.
  • Additional Arm and Hammer carbon filter and Ionizer to further enhance the particles removal.
  • Standard 3 years warranty.
  • Mediocre airflow delivery rate and purifying coverage.
  • Relatively poor filtration against smoke and odor.
  • Plain vanilla unit with no extra features.
  • Rattling fan noise that is not loud but do appear occasionally on third speed.
Build quality
7
Features
3
Coverage
3
Airflow delivery
2
Particle Filtration
6
Smoke Filtration
6
Price
9
Upkeeping
9
5.6
5.6

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