Portable Dehumidifier

A portable dehumidifier can be very beneficial to your health and well-being, especially if you are an individual who suffers greatly from allergies. Mold and fungi are dangerous to live around and breathing continually. Damp and humid areas can cause mold and fungi to multiply rapidly. This all sets up a dangerous environment for other bacteria and viruses to grow in that can be dangerous to your health. Pet dander and dust mites also can spread rapidly in a home or workplace that has high humidity levels. A portable dehumidifier can reduce the humidity levels to a safe level that will prevent dangerous living conditions.

Scientific studies have led to the conclusion that humidity levels that are less than 50% are the best environments for human beings to live in. Not only will the air feel clean and fresh in your home at or below this level, but you will be else breathe a lot easier and suffer a lot less from allergies. Your risk for being exposed to viruses and bacteria in your home will be lessened also.

If you have upholstered furniture in your home like most people do, you will want to invest in a portable dehumidifier to keep the dust mites, molds and mildew out of your furniture, carpets and even then mattresses that you sleep on. Dust mites feed on the skin that human beings all shed and a portable dehumidifier will be able to kill off the dust mites because they will be dried out and die on the humidity level in your home if is kept at 50% or less. It has been proven that dust mites are a dominant factor when it comes to human beings suffering from allergies. In fact dust mites can only survive for maximum 11 days if you are using a portable dehumidifier in keeping your divinity level in your home below 50%. If the humidity levels are higher, they can live much longer.

Molds require higher humidity levels to live and grow in also. In fact dangerous fungi can grow and survive in humidity levels of 70% or higher. A portable dehumidifier will prevent mold from even starting to grow because you can keep your humidity levels at below 50%. In fact you can entirely prevent molds from growing in your home if you never allow the humidity level to get higher than 69%. You can find a portable dehumidifier that will allow you to set the humidity level that you want your home to remain at and it will continuously work to keep your home at this level. Portable dehumidifiers remove excess moisture from your home every day.

When looking for a portable dehumidifier you should look for one that is energy star rated. There are several brands available on the market today. Some brands are considered to be better than others and will work more efficiently. It is best to do some research on the various brands before you go out and buy a portable dehumidifier. This way you will be ensured of purchasing the best portable humidifier for your home and for your particular needs. Some people will only want to purchase a portable dehumidifier for their basement because this is usually where you find the most humidity and where mold and mildew can grow the fastest. However if you are a person who suffers from allergies you should consider purchasing a portable dehumidifier to ensure your living space is always kept at constant low levels of humidity.

You can find a portable dehumidifier that has a hose attachment that can be placed inside the sink or a drain to keep the water being removed from the air from spilling over and onto the floor. Before you purchase a portable dehumidifier make sure that you have selected one that comes with a hose attachment to keep the water drained off or else you will be continually emptying the water bucket.

This Portable Dehumidifier Review is Written/Updated on Aug 7th, 2009 and filed under Home Appliances. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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