A dehumidifier is an essential purchase if you’re worried about damp or condensation, or simply don’t have any outdoor room to dry your clothes. Here are the best…
With the temperatures rising, you may notice your home starting to feel a little damp. Humidity is not only bad for your home, but bad for your health too. But there’s an easy fix – get yourself a humidifier.
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One of these clever gadgets can banish damp patches and mould – which are caused by excess moisture. Humidity is also bad news because bugs, dust mites and mould spores all love it – and they can trigger allergies, skin irritation and respiratory problems like asthma.
Opening up your windows might be a temporary fix, but you can ditch the damp for good if you invest in a dehumidifier. We’ve rounded up the best to buy for summer 2022.
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Russell Hobbs Air Purifier, £83.99, Amazon
After the pandemic we care more about indoor air quality than ever before. The Russell Hobbs air purifier cleans pollutants from indoor air using a three-filter system that captures 99.95% of particles, as small as 0.3 microns. This air purifier filters smoke, pet dander, pollen and dust, as well as capturing bacteria and viruses, making it perfect for allergy and asthma sufferers.
Zanussi 2 in 1 Quiet Air Conditioner & Dehumidifier, £399.99, Amazon
Zanussi’s super quiet dehumidifier also serves as an air conditioning unit. It’s perfect for cooling and dehumidifying any room up to 21 metres squared, and there are also cheaper models available on the same link above if you have a smaller space that needs attention. It comes with a tw-year guarantee, which is great for peace of mind.
Pro Breeze dehumidifier, £39.99, Amazon
If a cheap but effective dehumidifier is what you’re looking for, this one will do the trick. It’s designed to be ultra-quiet and has an auto shut-off function so you don’t need to worry about accidentally leaving it running.
EcoAir Compact portable dehumidifier, £179.95, Amazon
This easy-to-use eco humidifier controls air humidity and dry wet items in your home very efficiently. It’s only a small bit of tech, making it an ideal option if you don’t have a lot of room to spare.
EcoAir classic dehumidifier, £219.96, Amazon
This handy little lightweight dehumidifier is one of the more streamlined-looking ones. Customers like that it has different settings – including two laundry ones – for ease of use.
Meaca dehumidifier and air purifier, £180, Argos
Keep mould away and your bills low with this low-energy dehumidifier, which has an impressive 12L storage capacity. It’ll even purify the air in your home, thanks to the included true HEPA filter. Easy!
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