Winter is upon us and for many of you, that means very low temps, snow and a heater running non stop (that would NOT be us, we're still in shorts most of the day and only running the heater for a couple of hours in the middle of the night- VERY confusing to us, the animals and plants!)
What that ALSO means is low humidity levels in your home. Now normally we think of low humidity as a GOOD thing. But did you know that it can negatively affect your body by producing chapped lips, and a scratchy throat? Those low levels can also negatively affect your wood furniture, your expensive artwork and even your wine! Your house should be at 40-60% humidity all the time!
A multiple-room humidifier, like the new Honeywell Top Fill Console Humidifier is one option for protecting your sinus system, and items around the home, as it releases soothing, invisible moisture into the room. It is designed for extra large or multi-rooms. Evaporative humidifiers like this, use a fan to pull dry air from a room through the saturated wicking filter. Then moisture from the filter evaporates and is pushed back out into the room with the fan!
As you can see, it has not 1, but 2 chambers to put water in, for a 3 gallon capacity! That means less time you have to spend filling it repeatedly! Plus, you can remove the chambers, fill at the sink and then bring back to the humidifier, easy peasy! Plus, the durable tank design resists breaking! When you have kids, that is a great feature to have!
The Honeywell Top Fill Console Humidifier has three speed settings to adjust moisture output and sound level, so you can find a comfortable setting, based on your room's/house's needs!
It is super easy to unbox and start using this humidifier too!
These Quick Start instructions are actually printed ON the inner box top! Yup- no more trying to read the manual to get started- you just look at the box! And as everything is in place, all you do is remove the packing materials and you're ready to start Step 1!
Step 1 is to remove the 2 tanks and fill with water. If you're like me, that means, it might be a bit heavy carrying the humidifier to another room, so I did the prep in the kitchen, then moved the humidifier, and the filled and placed the tanks, making it much easier to lift! Note- you should have a towel down under the humidifier, if using on a wooden surface, in case of spills, and droplets from the fan.
Step 2 is to pull off the main compartment lid, and pull out the wicking filter, which removes impurities from water, while reducing white dust and providing clean moisture output. they are protec antimicrobially treated, to help inhibit the growth and migration of mold, algae and bacteria on the filter!
You take it to the sink and soak it with water, being sure to get it completely wet.
You'll know you've gotten enough water in it, when you see it all turn from bright white to beige white!
Then merely put it back in place, replace the cover and add tanks back, and boom you're ready to start using the humidifier. HOW easy is that?
The Honeywell Top Fill Console Humidifier's adjustable humidistat automatically turns the humidifier on and off, to maintain set humidity levels. You don't have to worry about changing the settings while it's running! It even lets you know “Humidity Reached” with a green light on the display! AND it also has a “Tank Empty” indicator light! So you'll know at a quick glance, that it's time to add more water! I love worry free home appliances, don't you? The Humidifier can run up to 24 hours, with both tanks filled, on its low setting.
We LOVE ourHoneywell Top Fill Console Humidifier!
It covers most of the downstairs rooms, and really takes out the dryness in your house, that can cause issues for you and your personal items! Now when the heater is running full out, the downstairs is comfy again, and doesn't feel so de-hydrating! until you start using a humidifier while running your heater, you don't realize what a difference they can make!
The Honeywell Top Fill Console Humidifier is on the larger side, obviously, due to it's dual tanks, and is 15 inches high, 22 inches long and 14 inches in width. It is available in white and black, to suit your decor needs, and comes with a 3 year limited warranty. When was the last time you had a 3 year warranty on an appliance? Plus if you order online from Honeywell, you can get FREE SHIPPING! Plus they have replacement filters too! If you only want a single room cool mist humidifier, they have those too!
One BTHM reader will win a Honeywell Top Fill Console Humidifier
for their home this winter!