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What does HEPA stand for?

HEPA stands for High-Efficiency Particulate Air (filter)

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Use a high-efficiency particulate air filter in your bedroom and avoid mowing the lawn or raking leaves, which stirs up pollen.
Solution: Vacuum regularly, with a machine that contains a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter.
Cleanup methods can include the simple use of a damp cloth with bleach and water to wipe down a small contaminated surface; the use of a wet vacuum, steam cleaner or high-efficiency particulate air vacuum; or, as a last resort, the removal and disposal of contaminated material by experienced health and safety professionals.
Eureka's introductions in the past year or so include the upscale Ultra Smart Vac upright with high-efficiency particulate air filter and improved operation, an expanded steamer line featuring the Deluxe Enviro Steamer and Hot Shot and the WhirlWind Plus cyclonic-action upright with a larger dust cup.
In addition, filtering the air with high-efficiency particulate air filters, vacuuming with machines that feature HEPA-type filtration, and covering air conditioning and hot air vents with electrostatic air filters all help to keep the air relatively free of allergens.