As with everything else in the home like everything else in the house, your CPAP equipment and its accessories have to be maintained and properly maintained. This not only removes dust and germs, but can also prolong the lifespan of your equipment.
If you’ve ever used an CPAP at home, you’re already aware of the benefits and benefits, so giving it a little love can benefit you as well as the machine. Common CPAP problems:
* CPAP machines WILL degrade over time.
* CPAPs could be the perfect place for the growth of bacteria when they are not cleaned regularly. If you are using humidification, be sure that your humidification chamber as well as tubing is kept clean. If you’re not certain about the cleanliness of your humidification system, the best option is to purchase new equipment.
* CPAP masks will become less effective as time passes, including the headgear and the cushions. If you’ve noticed an increase in leaks within your mask, regardless of how tight it is the chances are you’ll need to replace your nasal or intranasal cushions.
* The majority of CPAP machines come with an external filter which needs to be replaced regularly. Not only will this remove any airborne particles , it also prolongs the lifespan of the machine.
New and experienced users of CPAP must know how to keep their machine in good condition. Here are some suggestions to maintain your machine
* Each BiPAP which includes the DreamStation BiPAP (one one of the most trusted manufacturers in the field of CPAP as well as BiPAP machines) is designed to last a longevity of around five years. The more well it is maintained the longer it’ll last. But remember, it is still an appliance! The majority of CPAP manufacturers provide a one-year guarantee on their machines.
A consistent care regimen is required to maintain optimal performance. It is vital to wash and, if necessary change the machine’s specific filters. In accordance with the standard, disposable filters must be replaced every month, and the non-disposable filters must be replaced at least every 3-6 months.
* The non-disposable filter is composed of foam which can be washed easily using water, then laid out to dry completely prior to putting into use. The filters should be changed every 3-6 months.
* If you are cleaning the CPAP machine, be sure you only wipe it clean with an antibacterial cloth. Don’t ever immerse the device in water.
• If the CPAP features an humidification chamber It is suggested to replenish the water regularly and wash the chamber, too. Set the chamber on an absorbent towel to dry and you’ll be ready for your next sleep!
Whatever the CPAP machine maintenance and cleaning is essential in making sure that your machine is operating at its peak. SoClean SoClean products will eliminate 99percent of the germs that are present on the CPAP equipment and its accessories, and will not only improve the hygiene of your machine , but also providing peace of mind to have a restful night with the knowledge that your machine is clean.