Maintenance on the EverFlo is pretty simple!! There are generally 2 filters. One internal filter called a Bacteria Filter, and the main Hepa filter that is behind the access door on the rear of the oxygen concentrator. Some EverFlo machines are equipped with an accessory foam cabinet filter that goes on the top rear grate on the rear of the machine.
The internal Bacteria filter is classified as a "lifetime" filter. This means that the filter only needs to be changed if the oxygen concentrator is put on a new patient, or if the machine has major repairs performed. Otherwise you can leave it installed.
The Hepa filter is a pleated paper filter contained in a plastic housing. It is not serviceable. Do not ever attempt to clean it by running water through it. You simply throw it away, and replace it with a new one.
If your machine has the accessory foam filter, simply remove it from its holder, rinse clean in your sink, and let it air dry thoroughly before reinstalling it. If your machine does NOT have this filter, we HIGHLY recommend you purchase it. The amount of debris, lint, and pet hair it stops from entering your machine is amazing. The cleaner the inside of your machine is, the cooler it will run, and the longer it will last.
Justin has been working with OxygenPlus since their storefront start in 1993. In 2002 he earned the title of CEO and has been operating OxygenPlus ever since. Most of the time if you call, Justin will answer the phone. He tries to be extremely hands on with most every transaction that takes place. Raised with a very high quality standard, any work must meet his satisfaction before it is approved. He is a classic car enthusiast, loves traveling either for work or pleasure, and is a renewable energy advocate. As of 2015, he saw to it that his personal home, and OxygenPlus Medical run 100% off of solar power.
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