Thanks for the advice. I'm considering the Surround Air Ionizer promoted on
Do you happen to know whether it's in the 'desirable' or 'undesirable'
At the website, the company claims that a competitor's model *does* attract
dust to nearby surfaces, while they say theirs *does not*.
Salutations, David Lewiston
> I've used negative ion generators as air cleaners for years. Thes
> just put out negative ions, whereas the new/current breed of "air
> cleaners" seem to add to this a positively charged sheet of foam that
> attracts the dust-- which is what I wanted to mention: It's
> important to realize that the ionized dust will be attracted to any
> flat surfaces near the ionizer (walls, shelves, etc.), and that this
> build up of dust can be very "sticky" (hard to clean off).