Quickly compare humidifiers
|Style||Space Covered||Run Time||Auto-Shut Off||Warm vs Cool Mist||Essential Oil Compatible||Easy to Clean||Humidistat||Remote Control|
|Levoit Classic 200||375 sq. ft.||40 hrs on Low||Yes||Cool||Yes||Very||No||No|
|Pure Enrichment MistAire Ultrasonic Cool Mist||250 sq. ft.||16 hrs||Yes||Cool||No||Yes||No||No|
|Honeywell HCM350W Germ Free||350 sq. ft.||24 hours||No||Cool||No||Yes. UV Disinfected||No||No|
|TaoTronics 4L Cool Mist Ultrasonic||322 sq. ft.||12-30 hrs||Yes||Cool||No||Yes. Mold Resistant||Yes||No|
|Vicks Warm Mist Humidifier||Medium Room||12 hrs||Yes||Warm||Yes||Yes. Largely self cleaning||No||No|
|Dyson AM10 Humidifier||Md/Lg||10-12 hours||Yes||Cool||No||Zero Bacteria||Yes||Yes|
Levoit Hybrid Ultrasonic
The levoit classic 200 is a humidifier that can run for 40 hours before having to fill it up again.
It has three mist settings and a dual 360° nozzle to aim the Mist in any direction you want without having to move the whole humidifier.
It also has a aromatherapy tray to add in your favorite essential oils.
The noise level is also whisper quiet.
Pros- 40 hours of continuous use and a aromatherapy tray
Cons- no humidistat and no remote control.
Most people know that humidifiers can be one of the more maintenance heavy appliances that you can own.
Why is that?
Not only do they have to be refilled often to be able to work, they also must be cleaned often to avoid bacteria and mold buildup inside of the humidifier which in turn means mold and bacteria in the air you breathe from the humidifier
TaoTronic humidifiers are constructed with antibacterial plastic that reduces the amount of mold and bacteria that can reproduce inside of a humidifier. This is a huge step in how humidifier are made.
If that were enough, this humidifier can run for 30 hours with virtually noise free operation.
It also contains a built-in humidistat and auto shut off when the machine runs out of water.
Pros – long run time and anti mold and bacterial materials.
Cons – there is no aromatherapy tray or remote control.
Dyson am10 humidifier
It has a high setting that can be used as a fan in the summer and censoring technology that will keep the humidity in the room even.
Typically Dyson gets the more on just about every appliance they design and build.
But this particular appliance has a ridiculous amount of bad reviews on Amazon.
At the price point that they sell this humidifier at, it can’t afford to have any downsides.
Pros- worry free and bacteria free noiseless humidification.
Cons- hard to clean and not as well constructed as you would expect for the price.
Honeywell HCM 350w germ-free cool mist humidifier
This is another humidifier that contains a UV light. Bacteria and mold production in humidifiers is one of the downsides of owning a humidifier. Solving this one issue can put a humidifier above the fold easily.
Honeywell have done just that, with this humidifier. Ultraviolet light contained in the humidifier kills 99.9% of the bacteria in the water before it has a chance to become part of the air you breathe.
This air purifier also has a large tank which holds one gallon of water and can run up to 24 hours on low. It’s evaporative technology makes it impossible to overhumidify a room which in itself removes the need for a humidistat.
It is also dishwasher safe and super easy to clean.
Pros- Bacteria free operation and dishwasher friendly.
Vicks Warm Mist vaporizer
Vicks vaporizer is a warm mist humidifier that is very good at what it does, which is to create warm steam.
It contains a tray to put Vick’s ointment or other menthol cold product.
The technology of how the machine create humidity by boiling water makes it antibacterial in nature.
Pros – Aromatherapy friendly and mold free operation.
Cons- create hot scalding water.