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Part Number: CL014Brand: Republic of Sleep
We're finally pleased to introduce a safe CPAP Hose Brush made of silicone, as we've always been too wary of selling the wire ones, due to hearing of many people damaging their hoses.
This new Silicone Hose Cleaning Tube Brush is a welcome product from the Republic of Sleep, taking away the risk of damage to hoses that can sometimes happen with wire brushes. Also, the silicone is more flexible than a bristle brush head as well as safer, and the wire is plastic-coated making it more comfortable to use. There is also a small weight on the end to feed through the tube.
The Silicone Hose Cleaning Tube Brush is compatible with most tubing - both standard 19 mm and slimmer 15 mm hoses, but will not work with the travel CPAP machines with the tiny hoses.
This cleaning brush is more expensive than the alternative wire CPAP brushes, which we've never stocked due to hearing of people accidentally damaging their hoses with them, but this new silicone one is certainly cheaper than having to replace a damaged hose! Instructions for use are included in the packaging, and they do suggest storing it as a coil, meaning less storage space is needed or it can be hung from a hook.
This Silicone Hose Brush Cleaner is compatible with most tubing, but WILL NOT work with the small tubing on travel machines such as the Philips DreamStation or Resmed Air Mini.
CPAP and ventilator hoses should be cleaned at least once a week, as advised by all the machine manufacturers to keep them dust, mould and bacteria-free. This is just as important whether or not a CPAP humidifier is used and if it's not clean and fresh an odour/unpleasant smell can end up being blown into the mask.
This is my first purchase of a hose brush – up until now, I’ve just followed the normal instructions when washing the long hose. It took me a couple of tries to get the hang of it, but now I really like it. I feel almost certainly that it cleans the hose more thoroughly. It is on the expensive side, though, so probably a luxury item.
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We also wish it was cheaper Judy, but glad you're finding it useful 😊
Really good brush. Easy to use and clean.Good to be able to get to clean the inside of the tubes.Thank you very much.
You're welcome and glad you like the new cleaning brush.
It's a faff to get this brush into a CPAP tube. And then it just goes through in one direction only. The old light blue rod and pad system could be wiggled about within the tube to foam the soap and work on set-in residue. And this new brush isn't cheap either. I still use my old rod and pads, and this has gone into my CPAP junk store. - the place where I keep expensive not quite useful CPAP stuff - along with my SoClean2. (Note we have removed the last sentence of your review which was yet another attempt at you having a pop at the Philips unfortunate CPAP recall, which is nothing whatsoever to do with the Silicone Brush which people will be interested in reading reviews for).
After a short struggle I got the hang of feeding the brush through the hose and it worked very well. Better than my previous method of trying to pour water through.
Brilliant tool for cleaning the CPAP hoses. Easy to use and cleans well. I highly recommend this. Delivery was also very quick.Thank you.
You're welcome and glad you like the new tube brush 🙂
I have (very carefully) used a much cheaper 'pipe cleaner' style brush to clean my Resmed hose for the past 4 years. No damage that I am aware of, but the brush is far too stiff to push through the right-angled hose connector, and too short to reach from the other end. This new silicone brush is an entirely different animal - pulled 'backwards' through the hose rather than jammed in forwards. It is therefore long enough to clean the entire length of the hose and critically, is flexible enough to pass through the end connector. It is more expensive, but is a lot safer and in my case more effective too (still assisted with some gentle washing up liquid).
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So pleased to hear of yet another excellent review for this new silicone brush, as evidence we've finally found what many of us have been looking for a long time 😊
I was really bad at cleaning my hose and was looking for a brush that would work effectively and not punch holes in the tubing.This IS that brush I was searching for!I added some soapy water to the tube, inserted the weighted end into the tube until it came out of the other end and pulled the weighted end to pull the brush through.It was quite stiff to start with (probably because I didn't know how hard to pull and the build up of gunk!). I threaded it through again and it went through more easily. I could see the dirt lifting from inside the tube. Fantastic job with a great bit of kit.Superbly priced at Hope2sleep - other UK retailers were more than twice the price!Thank you Hope2sleep for another fabulous product at sensible prices.
This review really made us smile Victoria and especially with it being a new product. We agree with you how much we love it without the risk of hose damage. We were sorry to hear it's double the price elsewhere though, but as you know here at the charity, we do our very best to price everything as fairly and cheaply as we can - besides we buy the products ourselves 😊
Brilliant product, easy to use and dries very quickly after use
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Thanks for our 1st review Amanda, and so glad you like the new silicone brush 😊
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