Excess moisture in your home can lead to a host of potential problems. In addition to making you feel under the weather, the high level of humidity can also lead to mold or mildew. If you think that is something you only need to worry about in your bathroom, think again. Mildew can develop on your baseboards, on the outside of your walls and inside your walls. Getting a dehumidifier lets you fight back against that mold and mildew. Finding the right dehumidifier for your home might seem like too much of a hassle, but you can easily find the right one when you check out the top 10 models of 2014.
1. Frigidaire FAD704DWD Energy Star 70-pint Dehumidifier
Frigidaire is one of the top names in home appliances, and it isn’t surprising that this model is one of the top dehumidifiers around. Simple controls let you quickly and easily adjust the humidity level in any room to increase or decrease the moisture throughout the day. It also features an alert system that notifies you of any problems, and it automatically shuts itself off to keep itself from overloading your electrical system.
2. Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star 50-pint Dehumidifier
Enjoy all the benefits of the 70-pint dehumidifier from Frigidaire in a smaller size with this model. Perfect for smaller rooms, it has an automatic shut off feature to prevent accidents and an alert system that keeps you notified of issues and problems. Weighing less than 40 pounds, it’s also easy to transport. Move this dehumidifier from room to room and use it whenever you need it without worrying about hurting yourself.
3. Eva-dry Electric Petite Dehumidifier
Get rid of excess moisture without lugging around a larger model. The Eva-dry Electric Petite Dehumidifier packs a powerful punch in a smaller container. Its small size makes it perfect for using in an RV or a tiny apartment, and you can even tuck it into an empty closet in your home. Not only does it use less energy than larger models, but this dehumidifier also runs so quietly that you’ll hardly hear it in your home.
4. Gurin DHMD-210 Electric Compact Dehumidifier
Who said good thinks only come in big packages? This little dehumidifier wants to change the way you think about size. Though it’s one of the smallest models currently available, it ranked high among shoppers in 2014 for its renewable reservoir and quietly running system. You’ll also love how its small size fits in any room and how much it helps you save on energy bills thanks to its energy efficient design.
5. Eva-dry Renewable E-333 Wireless Mini Dehumidifier
No matter how much space you have available, you have enough room for this small dehumidifier. It is roughly the same size as a home alarm, and its compact size lets it fit anywhere. Hang it right on your living room or bathroom wall, or set the dehumidifier right next to your bed on your night table. As it is completely wireless, you won’t even need to worry about finding an open outlet nearby when using it.
6. Eva-dry E-500 Renewable Wireless Mini Dehumidifier
Save time and space around your home with this little wireless dehumidifier. Though it’s much smaller than some of the other dehumidifiers on the market, it can eliminate moisture in up to 500 cubic feet of space. You can also choose between an unscented model or a model that releases the light and refreshing scent of rain. The silent model is safe for use in homes with pets and kids and can renew itself and last for up to one decade.
7. Ivation IVADM10 Powerful Small-Size Thermo-Electric Dehumidifier
Use this model is any room in your home or in outdoor applications. The small and compact shape of the dehumidifier is perfect for tucking into your RV, setting in your boat, hiding in your garage or for placing in any other area where you want to beat moisture. It comes with a washable filter and an included water reservoir that holds up to 17 ounces and features an alert that notifies you when you need to empty the tank.
8. Ivation IVADM45 Powerful Mid-Size Thermo-Electric Intelligent Dehumidifier w/Auto Humidistat
Why use multiple dehumidifiers in a larger room when you can use this one instead? From Ivation, this dehumidifier can remove moisture in rooms and spaces of more than 2,000 cubic feet and has automatic settings that let you dictate how much power you want the appliance to use. Indicator lights along the front tell you when it’s operational and keeps you informed of its settings. The dehumidifier can remove more than 20 ounces of moisture every day.
9. Ivation ERSDM18 Mini Dehumidifier
Remove up to 12 ounces of water every day to reduce the likelihood of mold or mildew in your home with this dehumidifier. Capable of working in rooms measuring 200 square feet or less, the Invation model also features an automatic shut off that kicks in when it reaches capacity. When you adjust the settings, you can even arrange for the dehumidifier to work for up to two days and capture more than 20 ounces of water.
10. Ivation IVADM35 Powerful Mid-Size Thermo-Electric Dehumidifier
Remove all the moisture from a room of 2,200 cubic feet or less with this Invation model. Indicator lights on the front tell you when it’s operational, when the tank is full and when it automatically turned itself off. Capable of removing up to 20 ounces of water from the surrounding air, this dehumidifier is perfect for nearly any larger or smaller room in your home.