Find the best dehumidifier information with expert and consumer reviews for 2014. Read about basement, home, room and RV dehumidifiers.
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The best dehumidifiers are great for reducing home and room humidity levels. Humidity levels should be around 30-45% and no more than 50%. When humidity is too high, you can have problems with mold, dust mites, bacteria, and viruses. Air that is too wet will allow these problem air particles to multiply. When air moisture is just right, it is healthy for your home and your body.
Dehumidifiers are generally most needed during the summer months, or in climates where it is above 50 or 60 degrees all year round. In areas colder than that, the forced air heating in homes will dry the air. Therefore, you will not have a problem with too much air moisture, unless you have leaks or extra high humidity.
Great places for dehumidifiers are in the basement, bathrooms without a fan vent, bedrooms for more comfortable sleeping, and anywhere there is too much air moisture where bacteria and mold can grow.
If you need a moisture control for a small room, there are portable, mini and compact dehumidifiers. Some are excellent at pulling moisture from the air, even though they are small, some just don't help much at all. If you stay with one of the best brands listed below, you will likely get a great one, regardless of size, color or energy usage.
Companies with the best dehumidifier quality and good consumer reviews.
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LG Dehumidifier - Disappointing Garbage I purchased an LG Dehumidifier last summer at a Home Depot near my home. I just purchased a new split level home with a finished lower level/basement and …
Santa Fe Advance Extremely noisy! I trusted Midwest Basement Technologies in Briton IL to select and install and did not investigate until after installation and great …
kenmore I have bought 3 kenmore at sears and ended up taking all 3 back they run good for about a month and then they all quit with message on front panel e2 and …
best dehumidifier Frigidaire I think the best dehumidifier is the Frigidaire FAD504TDD 50-Pint Energy Star Dehumidifier. I am really happy with it! I ran it all summer day and night …