In addition to making a room uncomfortable, moisture in the area can lead to damage such as wallpaper stripping, cracked floorboards, or wrinkled books and papers. High moisture levels can also contribute to a risk of mold and mildew, especially in areas of the home such as bathrooms and basements. A range of dehumidifiers re available in a variety of sizes that can help reduce the moisture levels in your home. Keeping reading for our picks of the best dehumidifiers in 2021.
With a water tank capacity of 1.8 gallons, this dehumidifier is built for extra-large rooms and even basements. It can work efficiently in rooms measuring upwards of 4500 square feet.
The hOmeLabs dehumidifier features built-in wheels and handles, making it easy to move and maneuver from place to place as needed. Its fan operates quietly so as not to disrupt anybody who may be in the area. The dehumidifier will automatically shut off once it is full of moisture or can be drained using the drain outlet. However, a hose for draining is not included with one’s purchase.
Capable of removing up to 50 pints of moisture daily, this portable dehumidifier works efficiently in spaces measuring 3000 to 4500 square feet and features a Turbo mode for maximum moisture removal.
The Vremi dehumidifier offers simple operation, allowing users to easily adjust it to their ideal moisture setting. Its auto defrost helps ensure the coils on the unit will not freeze up, while the dehumidifier’s memory feature ensures it picks up where it left up even if power is lost. However, it can be a bit louder during operation than other similar units.
This mini dehumidifier can remove up to 9 ounces of water per day. Made for smaller rooms of up to 150 square feet, it is a compact option ideal for the bedroom, bathroom, or even a closet.
The Pro Breeze dehumidifier turns off automatically once it is full and its LED light turns on to indicate its tank needs to be emptied. Because it does not use a compressor, it is ultra-quiet and can operate in the background without being a distraction. However, do note that it operates more slowly than other options.
This dehumidifier measures 6.5 x 5.3 x 11.5 inches, making it space-saving as well as efficient. Great for rooms up to 170 square feet, it can remove up to 9 ounces of moisture daily.
The Seavon mini dehumidifier shuts off automatically when full and triggers a bright red LED indicator to let you know it’s time for the tank to be emptied. Dispensing water from the tank is a simple process; simply remove the plug and drain out the water. However, the electrical cord for the unit is on the short side.
By Melissa Bartholomew
Melissa is a clinical pharmacist licensed for practice in multiple US states. Her expertise stems from her near-decade long experience in the industry. Melissa began her pharmacy journey with her undergraduate biology and chemistry degrees, and later went on to earn her doctorate in pharmaceutical and health sciences. When she is not working, she is spending time with her children and furthering her passion for wellness.