Humidifiers That Are Easy to Clean

A humidifier adds moisture to the air in your home or office by dispensing water vapors into the dry air in a room or area.

Crane Adorable 1 Gallon Cool Mist Humidifier

Use your home's dishwasher to keep your humidifier's components clean.Use your home's dishwasher to keep your humidifier's components clean.
The devices are available from a number of manufacturers, are inexpensive and use regular tap water. Humidifiers consist of a water/solution tank, a tube for dispensing water vapors and an electrical component for heating the water/solution. Like other devices, you need to clean your humidifier regularly to keep it functioning properly.

A 1-gallon humidifier with an auto shut-off feature, the Crane Adorable 1 Gallon Cool Mist Humidifier's components are easy to clean in your home's dishwasher or by hand in your kitchen sink. The device accepts tap water, contains a water mist control value for adjusting the amount of moisture dispensing from the humidifier and provides up to 11 hours of moisture from the 1-gallon tank. The Crane Adorable 1 Gallon Cool Mist Humidifier weighs 5.4 lbs.

Vicks Warm Mist Humidifier With Auto Shut-Off

The Vicks Warm Mist Humidifier with Auto Shut-Off contains a medicine cup for filling with an inhalant, a nightlight and settings for adjusting the amount of moisture dispensing in a room or area. The device contains components that are easy to clean in your kitchen sink as well as a large tank for up to 24 hours of continuous use. The Vicks Warm Mist Humidifier with Auto Shut-Off weighs 4.6 lbs.

Duracraft DWM-250 2.5 Gallon Warm Moisture Humidifier

With dishwasher-safe components, the Duracraft DWM-250 2.5 Gallon Warm Moisture Humidifier also contains a medicine cup and a handle for carrying the device to any room or area in your home or office. The humidifier includes controls for the amount of moisture dispensing from the appliance. The Duracraft DWM-250 2.5 Gallon Warm Moisture Humidifier also includes a built-in timer that shuts off the device after a specific time.

Honeywell QuietCare Cool Moisture Humidifier

The Honeywell QuietCare Cool Moisture Humidifier contains three moisture-control settings, a 3-gallon water/solution tank and an antimicrobial filter to help prevent bacteria and mold from forming in the room or area where you are using the appliance. The humidifier's components are easy to clean in your home or business's dishwasher or by hand in a sink and the device contains an auto shut-off feature. The Honeywell QuietCare Cool Moisture Humidifier humidifies rooms up to 1,050 square feet.

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