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rosesixtyfive
02-12-2010, 10:12 PM
Do you use a dehumidifier in your home and can you recommend a good one? We are buying an air purifier, and the person who tested our house for mold recommended the Whirlpool Whispur 510 although it is hard to find. Before we invest in a dehumidifier, want to make sure we are getting a good one.
Thanks,
rosesixtyfive, mother of Sam, ddf508, 6 months, and Robin, 4 years old, no CF

rosesixtyfive
02-12-2010, 10:12 PM
Do you use a dehumidifier in your home and can you recommend a good one? We are buying an air purifier, and the person who tested our house for mold recommended the Whirlpool Whispur 510 although it is hard to find. Before we invest in a dehumidifier, want to make sure we are getting a good one.
Thanks,
rosesixtyfive, mother of Sam, ddf508, 6 months, and Robin, 4 years old, no CF

rosesixtyfive
02-12-2010, 10:12 PM
Do you use a dehumidifier in your home and can you recommend a good one? We are buying an air purifier, and the person who tested our house for mold recommended the Whirlpool Whispur 510 although it is hard to find. Before we invest in a dehumidifier, want to make sure we are getting a good one.
Thanks,
rosesixtyfive, mother of Sam, ddf508, 6 months, and Robin, 4 years old, no CF

rosesixtyfive
02-12-2010, 10:12 PM
Do you use a dehumidifier in your home and can you recommend a good one? We are buying an air purifier, and the person who tested our house for mold recommended the Whirlpool Whispur 510 although it is hard to find. Before we invest in a dehumidifier, want to make sure we are getting a good one.
Thanks,
rosesixtyfive, mother of Sam, ddf508, 6 months, and Robin, 4 years old, no CF

rosesixtyfive
02-12-2010, 10:12 PM
Do you use a dehumidifier in your home and can you recommend a good one? We are buying an air purifier, and the person who tested our house for mold recommended the Whirlpool Whispur 510 although it is hard to find. Before we invest in a dehumidifier, want to make sure we are getting a good one.
<br />Thanks,
<br />rosesixtyfive, mother of Sam, ddf508, 6 months, and Robin, 4 years old, no CF

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 01:52 AM
We've got a whirlpool whispersure air purifier. A relative got it for us for DS when he was a baby. As for humidifiers, we don't have one. I'd be concerned with mold.

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 01:52 AM
We've got a whirlpool whispersure air purifier. A relative got it for us for DS when he was a baby. As for humidifiers, we don't have one. I'd be concerned with mold.

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 01:52 AM
We've got a whirlpool whispersure air purifier. A relative got it for us for DS when he was a baby. As for humidifiers, we don't have one. I'd be concerned with mold.

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 01:52 AM
We've got a whirlpool whispersure air purifier. A relative got it for us for DS when he was a baby. As for humidifiers, we don't have one. I'd be concerned with mold.

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 01:52 AM
We've got a whirlpool whispersure air purifier. A relative got it for us for DS when he was a baby. As for humidifiers, we don't have one. I'd be concerned with mold.

hmw
02-13-2010, 02:06 AM
I think she's interested in a DEhumidifier to help in preventing mold; i.e. in the bathroom if you don't have good ventilation a dehumidifier can help pull excess water out of the air. They sell good ones that are also equipped with HEPA filters.

I'd want to be sure to empty and clean the tank frequently and be sure to keep the intake fan clean. But I do think they can help. We use one in our basement; not even a particularly pricey one (I'd be pickier about which one to use in the house), and it helps (no damp icky smell down there when we use it, and it pulls a gallon of water a day out of the air sometimes!)

hmw
02-13-2010, 02:06 AM
I think she's interested in a DEhumidifier to help in preventing mold; i.e. in the bathroom if you don't have good ventilation a dehumidifier can help pull excess water out of the air. They sell good ones that are also equipped with HEPA filters.

I'd want to be sure to empty and clean the tank frequently and be sure to keep the intake fan clean. But I do think they can help. We use one in our basement; not even a particularly pricey one (I'd be pickier about which one to use in the house), and it helps (no damp icky smell down there when we use it, and it pulls a gallon of water a day out of the air sometimes!)

hmw
02-13-2010, 02:06 AM
I think she's interested in a DEhumidifier to help in preventing mold; i.e. in the bathroom if you don't have good ventilation a dehumidifier can help pull excess water out of the air. They sell good ones that are also equipped with HEPA filters.

I'd want to be sure to empty and clean the tank frequently and be sure to keep the intake fan clean. But I do think they can help. We use one in our basement; not even a particularly pricey one (I'd be pickier about which one to use in the house), and it helps (no damp icky smell down there when we use it, and it pulls a gallon of water a day out of the air sometimes!)

hmw
02-13-2010, 02:06 AM
I think she's interested in a DEhumidifier to help in preventing mold; i.e. in the bathroom if you don't have good ventilation a dehumidifier can help pull excess water out of the air. They sell good ones that are also equipped with HEPA filters.

I'd want to be sure to empty and clean the tank frequently and be sure to keep the intake fan clean. But I do think they can help. We use one in our basement; not even a particularly pricey one (I'd be pickier about which one to use in the house), and it helps (no damp icky smell down there when we use it, and it pulls a gallon of water a day out of the air sometimes!)

hmw
02-13-2010, 02:06 AM
I think she's interested in a DEhumidifier to help in preventing mold; i.e. in the bathroom if you don't have good ventilation a dehumidifier can help pull excess water out of the air. They sell good ones that are also equipped with HEPA filters.
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<br />I'd want to be sure to empty and clean the tank frequently and be sure to keep the intake fan clean. But I do think they can help. We use one in our basement; not even a particularly pricey one (I'd be pickier about which one to use in the house), and it helps (no damp icky smell down there when we use it, and it pulls a gallon of water a day out of the air sometimes!)

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 02:36 PM
Whoops, sorry wasn't reading. Aren't all dehumidifiers the same. Pull water from the air and put in a tank or empty into a shower, floor drain... We have a plain old run of the mill one. We don't use it all that often. Summertime when it gets a little more humid in the basement; however, our air conditioner also pulls water from the air.

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 02:36 PM
Whoops, sorry wasn't reading. Aren't all dehumidifiers the same. Pull water from the air and put in a tank or empty into a shower, floor drain... We have a plain old run of the mill one. We don't use it all that often. Summertime when it gets a little more humid in the basement; however, our air conditioner also pulls water from the air.

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 02:36 PM
Whoops, sorry wasn't reading. Aren't all dehumidifiers the same. Pull water from the air and put in a tank or empty into a shower, floor drain... We have a plain old run of the mill one. We don't use it all that often. Summertime when it gets a little more humid in the basement; however, our air conditioner also pulls water from the air.

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 02:36 PM
Whoops, sorry wasn't reading. Aren't all dehumidifiers the same. Pull water from the air and put in a tank or empty into a shower, floor drain... We have a plain old run of the mill one. We don't use it all that often. Summertime when it gets a little more humid in the basement; however, our air conditioner also pulls water from the air.

Ratatosk
02-13-2010, 02:36 PM
Whoops, sorry wasn't reading. Aren't all dehumidifiers the same. Pull water from the air and put in a tank or empty into a shower, floor drain... We have a plain old run of the mill one. We don't use it all that often. Summertime when it gets a little more humid in the basement; however, our air conditioner also pulls water from the air.

hmw
02-13-2010, 03:12 PM
Yeah, they all work the same (as far as I know.) I'd consider getting one with a filter for in the house, though, if I went that route. Our basement one we got at b/j's, whatever big name brand they were selling at the time; can't remember now. Our A/C's do do a great job in the house in the summer though. We only have window units and I set watering cans under them for my flower garden and it's amazing how much water they pull out of the air; our big L/R unit fills the 2 gallon watering can in less than a day on the worst of the summer days! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-shocked.gif" border="0">

eta&gt; how do you keep your a/c units as clean as possible? we've run into mold issues with window units before.

hmw
02-13-2010, 03:12 PM
Yeah, they all work the same (as far as I know.) I'd consider getting one with a filter for in the house, though, if I went that route. Our basement one we got at b/j's, whatever big name brand they were selling at the time; can't remember now. Our A/C's do do a great job in the house in the summer though. We only have window units and I set watering cans under them for my flower garden and it's amazing how much water they pull out of the air; our big L/R unit fills the 2 gallon watering can in less than a day on the worst of the summer days! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-shocked.gif" border="0">

eta&gt; how do you keep your a/c units as clean as possible? we've run into mold issues with window units before.

hmw
02-13-2010, 03:12 PM
Yeah, they all work the same (as far as I know.) I'd consider getting one with a filter for in the house, though, if I went that route. Our basement one we got at b/j's, whatever big name brand they were selling at the time; can't remember now. Our A/C's do do a great job in the house in the summer though. We only have window units and I set watering cans under them for my flower garden and it's amazing how much water they pull out of the air; our big L/R unit fills the 2 gallon watering can in less than a day on the worst of the summer days! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-shocked.gif" border="0">

eta&gt; how do you keep your a/c units as clean as possible? we've run into mold issues with window units before.

hmw
02-13-2010, 03:12 PM
Yeah, they all work the same (as far as I know.) I'd consider getting one with a filter for in the house, though, if I went that route. Our basement one we got at b/j's, whatever big name brand they were selling at the time; can't remember now. Our A/C's do do a great job in the house in the summer though. We only have window units and I set watering cans under them for my flower garden and it's amazing how much water they pull out of the air; our big L/R unit fills the 2 gallon watering can in less than a day on the worst of the summer days! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-shocked.gif" border="0">

eta&gt; how do you keep your a/c units as clean as possible? we've run into mold issues with window units before.

hmw
02-13-2010, 03:12 PM
Yeah, they all work the same (as far as I know.) I'd consider getting one with a filter for in the house, though, if I went that route. Our basement one we got at b/j's, whatever big name brand they were selling at the time; can't remember now. Our A/C's do do a great job in the house in the summer though. We only have window units and I set watering cans under them for my flower garden and it's amazing how much water they pull out of the air; our big L/R unit fills the 2 gallon watering can in less than a day on the worst of the summer days! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-shocked.gif" border="0">
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<br />eta&gt; how do you keep your a/c units as clean as possible? we've run into mold issues with window units before.