How Effective Is Your DIY Face Mask? Easy Home Test

Is your face mask effective? How do you test the quality of your mask, especially your own DIY masks? Avoiding this question is unsafe and you cheat your own health. This is increasingly important when the experts are changing their strategies and asking healthy people to wear masks. You may think you don’t own a lab or you are not a scientist, but today I will show you how to do it at home without special tools.

After our video “DIY face masks in 10 seconds & improve cheaper masks” went viral, our viewers asked us many questions about this topic. The number 1 question is what materials one can use, and many people suggested various different kinds of materials. We’ve been busy answering viewers’ questions. Here we will demonstrate additional materials for masks. Please subscribe to our channel, we will be making more similar videos.

I have given you multiple strategies, you may choose to use some of them depending on what you have, and varying materials, different particles and different tools. This video can also be used to check filtering effectiveness for things other than masks such as DIY vacuum bags, DIY air purifier filters etc. Please leave comments on your particular problems. Sharing your tips and experiences will help others as well.

Besides the issues of face mask shortage, we also have a shortage of toilet paper. What do you do if toilet paper is sold out and using other kinds of paper will clog the pipes? Americans use an average of 23.6 toilet paper rolls per person a year. Here is my DIY solution to resolve that problem:
The best part — it won’t cost anything.

What do you do if face shields are in short supply? Face shields are especially critical for medical staff, but a lot of suppliers are out of stock. This video will show you how to make your own, two different designs you can choose from:

Have you ever tested how effective your handwashing is? You still get a cold every year even though you swear that you washed your hands very well, right? This video will provide a way for you to test your handwashing skills or you can use this as a way to convince your kids to wash hands well. Also this test method can help us to try different methods.