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Home Dehumidifier: Portable and Small Dehumidifiers

Remove mold, mildew, dust mites and bacteria with a small dehumidifier that keeps your room comfortable & dry...

Hot, humid, muggy weather is uncomfortable for us, but is perfect for biological contaminants like dust mites, fungus and bacteria.  A musty smell is a sure sign you need a dehumidifier.  Check every closet, bathroom and room for humid, enclosed areas with poor ventilation.  The laundry area is a common home for molds.  Fungus and mold colonize small areas and send out invisible spores that continuously travel throughout the home.  A portable dehumidifier will kill existing mold and prevent new by removing its water source.  Wash away any visible mold and aim a small room dehumidifier to blow toward the problem area.  See below or call us toll free at 1-800-551-8544 for more answers on portable dehumidifiers.

collage of small portable dehumidifiers for bedroom, bathroom or closet dehumidifier needs

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Home Dehumidifier Size Chart

Humidity Level

Living Room
/Large Room
Whole Basement Whole House
Low 25-30
High 30-40
Severe Flood Cleanup 35-45

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Importance of Portable Dehumidifiers in Controlling Mold & Mildew in Your Home

Molds such as fungus mold, black mold, and slime molds are most often found in areas that have high humidity levels such as bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms or damp basements (especially after flooding). It is important to try and prevent mold and mildew growth .

Because mold and mildew release mold spores in the air that can float throughout the house, severe allergic reactions such as watery eyes, runny nose and sneezing, nasal congestion and fatigue, can occur. When mold starts to reproduce inside your home, it can eat away at the structure, causing thousands of dollars in damage and possibly making your family sick due to mold exposure. There are several mold cleaning, prevention, and mold removal methods to deal with this persistent problem. One of the preventative measures is arming yourself with small portable dehumidifier.

Related information on problems associated with mold growth in your home can be found on the California Department of Health Services Indoor Air Quality Info Sheet.

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More Tips On Saving Money By Using Small or Portable Dehumidifiers ...

Using a small dehumidifier in your home or office environment can extend the life of your heating and a/c units.  Heating and a/c units are constantly competing with humidity when trying to regulate temperature, thus causing higher electricity and gas bills.  A portable dehumidifier uses around the same amount of  energy as a light bulb and can help lower your heating and a/c bills .

Small dehumidifiers will work most effectively and efficiently in an enclosed area with all windows and doors closed. Your dehumidifier is designed to operate on ordinary household 110/120 volt 60-cycle alternating current. A 15 or 20 ampere fused separate circuit, serving only this appliance is required.

Best Placement for Small Dehumidifiers:
When placing the dehumidifier, be sure that it is located so there is no blockage to air flowing either into the coils at the rear or from the front grille. For the best performance from your dehumidifier, allow at least 12 inches of air space on the front and back-side of the unit.

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Important Questions To Answer Before Choosing a Small Dehumidifier

What are the dimensions of the room to be dehumidified (width, length and ceiling height)?
How many people will be in the room most of the time?
Do you have mold in this room?
Do you use air conditioning in this room?
Is the room carpeted?
Do you usually open the windows in this room?
What is the area mainly used for (ex.: storage, recreation room, home office)?
If for storage, what types of items are stored there (rare books, pictures, regular household out of season items, etc.)
Were you looking for dehumidifiers with a container to drain or dehumidifiers that could drain the water via PVC tubing to another area?

Please see various models we carry by visiting our dehumidifiers page.

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If you have any questions, call us, we'll be glad to help!


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