What a joke over priced joke
When sun shines threw window looks like your spray painting dust, unit is right beside window does nothing they said it would. Way over priced. One of the biggest rip offs I ever had.
Purchased in March 2019.
I have severe allergies and this unit is supposed to help, unfortunately it doesnt work for me, i dont think the filters used are of good quality.. back to the drawing board. I do like the look of the unit but thats as far as i go, sorri i cant recommend this unit to anybody.
Such a waste of money.
Boy did I fall for all those fake reviews claiming this is the best thing ever. It is loud, like a jet engine, and blows cold air and does not filter very well at all. Stuck now with an expensive lump of rubbish that I can't bear to use. I thought I had done my research, but was conned.
Loved the demo Brooke she did a great job explaining all of the different features! Knew all of the ways we can use it in our home to preserve the flooring and furniture we already have! Excited to keep using and see improvements in our home! Allergies already feel better just from the demo!
Get a deal like me.
I bought my filterqueen defender for $10 at a thrift store. These things are always available second hand for very cheap. As far as performance, it works fine I guess but it's very loud. Three settings, low , medium and high, I cannot run mine above low due to the noise. It sounds like a small jet engine on high. Not sure how one is intended to use that.
I was given one in perfect condition. I live in the desert Southwest, where dust is everywhere, and I can't tell that it's picked up much. My main, complaint, however, is that it is very LOUD. For a person in a small apartment, like me, that's an issue. Someone in a big ranch house might not have this concern.
Well worth it
This is a lightweight, aesthetically pleasing and most of all EFFECTIVE product. I bought 2 Defenders (air filters) and a Majestic (vacuum) when a salesperson was at our home a couple of years ago. I did my research prior to his visit and during. I am a mechanical engineer and the design behind the vacuum is perfect as can be. The air filters are a bonus, they maintain a freshness throughout our house and my children benefit from its constant use in our home. As much as I would like them to play outdoors, indoors is where unfortunately we all ...spend most of our time. My daughter has sever allergies and my son has asthma. He is no longer using his inhaler and I do credit most of this to these filters. I wasn't in the market to buy, however I am very glad I did. They reminded me why direct sales is beneficial. They come in home, demonstrated and left products that better my family's quality of life. I spend money on everything else, gadgets, nick knacks I can't take with me when I'm gone but we breath pretty well. I'm comfortable being indoors now, and the return on this investment is my family's good health. If you go out drinking, waste money on getting your nails done, play the lottery or can afford an extra tank a gas each month then stop whining about filter price. They owe you nothing. They made a machine which if used will benefit you - pay for it, it's worth it. Even if one defender upkeep costs me 200 bucks to maintain give or take a year that's roughly 45 cents a day. My kids and wife breath clean air while at home for about 50 cents a day, damn worth it.
Expensive and terms and conditions are not very accommidating!
I am not impressed with these product! I bought because I thought it would help my 10 month old son, will he did not like the noise it makes and was terrified of it. So, as a single mother and wanted to get something that might help my son, I called the person that sold it to me and his boss told me I couldn't return it after the 3 days cancellation for the contract. So they are making me pay the full amount for something I am not going to use. It is such a rip off! Very unsatisfied and the filters cost a lot of money too.
Terribly expensive for a very average product!
This product works no better than similar air cleaners I have had and they were less than half the price! And to keep up the warranty (which I don't plan on doing) you must purchase replacement filters from them at an inflated price. Save your money! There are a lot better options out there at a fraction of the price!
We love our Defenders
I've had chronic sinus problems and ever since we got a couple of Defenders in our home I don't have anywhere NEAR as many issues with my sinuses. We have all seen a difference in our air quality in our home. I recommend these for everyone. We bought two of them but we are looking into buying 3 more. We really need more of these throughout our home.
Best investment ever!
It takes a lot to impress me. I research things extensively. We bought the Defender Air Purifier for around $1500. It wasn't cheap! I have to say, it has been worth it. As an allergy sufferer and asthma sufferers in the home, we definitely noticed a huge improvement since having this air purifier. We have had others that used HEPA filters and also something called ionizers. The HEPA filters were ok, but not very effective. The ionizers gave my wife bad headaches because of the smell. The Defender has been the best and most effective of all we t...ried. They are portable, which is great, because you can move them to a bedroom or area that needs cleaning. They are fairly light. They are very quiet on low speed. We run them on high sometimes when we are not home. The replacement filters are not cheap, but I don't mind spending for them, because they do actually work. Because you only have to replace the filters once a year, they are actually cheaper than the HEPA filters we used to replace every few months. I was very surprised to see a Defender air purifier in a doctor's clinic a few months ago. I guess he must be impressed with them too. The only thing is that this machine is not cheap in price. But in my opinion, because they actually work really well, I'd rather spend the money on it, than the cheap ones I bought from stores in the past.
Why doesn't the Defender appear in the list of top air cleaners on the internet.
The Eden Prairie distributor sent someone to my house who quoted a list price for the Defender at $1195.00. Then he called, or pretended to call someone to get the price reduced and proceeded to drop the price, leaving it at $749.00 for a demo machine. I bought before I could do any research, then cancelled the next day. By the way, the salesman told the person he called to hold, but after I bought, he never went back to the caller or hung up, They didn't make it easy to cancel. They wanted to come back out to our house and go through their p...rocedure before I could cancel. I took the machine to their door in Eden Prairie, Mn and finally got the owner to accept it back without following their procedure. If you go online, the companies MSRP is $995.00, not $1195.00. Check out replacement filters etc before you commit. The product appears to be very good, but no one seems to have any comparative data to it. I would think, if they are really that good, they would be proud to go up against their competition. Ever buy a big in a poke? I did, once.
A great addition to an asthmatic's home
When we bought our new vacuum cleaner, we also bought 3 FilterQueen Defender air cleaners, and I'll admit that the noise is a distraction in the bedroom and I turn ours off at night, but I leave it on low all day and the other 2 (living room and pet room) stay on low all the time. My asthma attacks have disappeared and the house always feels fresh. I would not change these for anything.
We had 2 salesmen come into our home recently. They said 5 minutes of our time. OH BOY that was the beginning of a long 4 hour session. I know that most of the posts here are expressing how well they like the product. I will not dispute that. I did not buy anything. I told the guys after 2 hours that I was not interested at this time, and that I wanted to research before I made a big purchase like that, I asked them to leave me a number and if after I did some research I felt the product was as good as they said I would call them. I got the str...ong impression that they did not want me to do that (the deal they offered would not be good after they left). I felt extremely pressured. If the product was everything they said and the best buy for my buck, then they should have been happy with my choice. 2 more hours passed and much reduction on the price they accepted my decision. They did apologize for taking so much of our time, but also tried to guilt me for taking so much of their time. They were very persistent and I felt that they probably always make a sale when they get through the door because they do not take no for an answer. They are doing what they were trained to do. Comparing the air purifier to a seat belt is a HORRIBLE tactic. If someone tries to pressure me with guilt I will do the exact opposite. After much research I am happy to say that I am glad I didn't purchase anything. The product is probably good, but it is far from rated in the top by consumer reports and many other unbiased comparison review sights. [Link removed] [Link removed] Do your own research, make your own choices and don't let salesmen pressure you into doing something your unsure of. My rating might be unfair because I don't even own one, but I was not left with a good feeling after my experience.
Best Product Ever
In June 2014 I had the privilege of having one of Filter Queen’s salesman; [name removed] come to my door. After listening to what [name removed] had to say, watching him demonstrate the product and trying the Defender and the Majestic for myself I knew I needed to invest in both units to better my home and family; even the kids where excited.
I work from home doing gel nails for 20-25 clients per week; creating a lot of dust. I also have 3 children and a dog at home; two of my children suffer from asthma. There was no doubt in my mind ...that my office and two of my children needed the air purifier. My 11 year old son woke up the other morning with a sore throat, head ache and slight fever; after spending the day in his room with the Defender on high his symptoms were gone. He almost always ends up with an ear and throat infection with every cold. Since then I have invested in two more Defenders; now we each have one in our bedrooms. I have purchased several vacuum cleaners in the past never really being satisfied with the quality of clean and rightfully so. After having [name removed] demonstrate the Majestic I saw first hand just how much my vacuum did not pick up. Since investing in the Majestic I have less cleaning because it does such a great job. I was very impressed with the professionalism of Filter Queen’s salesmen as well as their wealth of knowledge for their fantastic product as well as being able to answer questions about other products on the market. I am very satisfied with my investment and am looking forward to a healthier, cleaner home; my defender will even come with me when we stay in hotel rooms.
I love love it
We just got the Defender and the Majestic Love both. Put Defender in bedroom, my husband didnt snore for the first time and I didnt wake up congested! I'm soooo happy with it. The Majestic is an amazing vacuum, my carpets look and are cleaner! Air quality so much better inside!! I ♥♥♥ it!
too expensive but worth it! wish cord had auto wind up
Filterqueen "Defender" Air Purifier
I have used the Filterqueen Defender air purifier for 9 months now and I am very impressed. I had an Oreck before and I didn't like the smell coming out of it. It made me sick. The Defender is so quiet on low speed and has really been good for my son's asthma. I have no breathing problems, but I have noticed less dust and cleaner air. It is the best air purifier I have used. I highly recommend it to anybody who wants cleaner air.
I loved the clean air and less dust. My son who has asthma, now breathes much better.It takes little power. Very good warranty.
It is pricey
This things was awesome for my sone (and the whole family
My son has had sinus drainage issues his whole life (15 years). Not debilitating, but very annoying. Within a week of this filter running in the house it stopped! We all seem to breather better and the whole house smells better now too.
I highly recommend this to anyone with any type of respitory issue. It's awesome.
It really cleans up the house fast when on high. You don;t even think its on when its on low
Expensive but its high end filter so you get what you pay for.
A great product freshes and purifies the air that you breathe. Care is simple, and it is fairly efficient. Well designed andmade, overall a good idea. Potentially saves you from sickness as it terminated the germs and dust in the air. Saves you fromhaving to dust the house every day!!
It cleaned air by removing the unseen dust and germs, good for people with asthma or the like. Easy to look after, doesn't need filter changes often.
It is a bit noisy when its turned up to to the high speed, and it also is a bit expensive; but money is worth it.
Questions & Answers
My filter queen defender is making a loud noise when it is on what could the problem be?
Should I leave the defender on at all times. What would it cost in electricity for a year. Wondering if it is worth the cost.
Can I get a replacement control knob 3speed for Defender #RAC3000A Ser#012617 3.1amps?
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