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Consumer Reports Reviews Humidifiers

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Humidifier reviews. We review different types of Humidifiers. Our Humidifier reviews will help you decide what Humidifier is best for you.

Consumer Reports Humidifier reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Humidifier ratings where you will see our Humidifier reviews on Hard water, Convenience, Efficiency, Output and Noise. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Humidifiers that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Humidifier you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Humidifier's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Humidifier. We also have up to date Humidifier blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Humidifier news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Humidifier Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsVicks V4500 Reviews
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Vicks V4500
Type: Tabletop humidifiers
Summary: This Vicks Tabletop was excellent in overall performance, and is intended to humidify areas up to 420 square feet. It uses an impeller to produce moisture. It is equipped with a humidistat, which on this model is an analog dial. It is effective at inhibiting bacterial growth. Protec anti-microbial cartridge will need replacement periodically.
 
 
The Vicks V4500 Humidifier has the following features: Humidistat, Antimicrobial claims, Antimicrobial effectiveness, Daily maintenance required, Weekly maintenance required, Need to replace cartridge, Claimed humidification area, Full tank weight (lbs.), Style, Claimed maximum run time (hrs.), Cord length (in.) and Claimed wattage.
ratingsHolmes HM1761 Reviews
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Holmes HM1761
Type: Tabletop humidifiers
Summary: This Holmes Tabletop was very good in overall performance, and is intended to humidify areas up to 500 square feet. It uses a filter or wick for evaporation to produce moisture. It has an indicator for required cleaning or filter change.
 
 
The Holmes HM1761 Humidifier has the following features: Antimicrobial claims, Daily maintenance required, Weekly maintenance required, Need to replace filter or wick, Claimed humidification area, Full tank weight (lbs.), Style, Claimed maximum run time (hrs.), Cord length (in.) and Claimed wattage.
ratingsVicks V745A Reviews
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Vicks V745A
Type: Tabletop humidifiers
Summary: This Vicks Tabletop was good in overall performance, and is intended to humidify areas up to 500 square feet. It uses a heater to generate steam for moisture. It is effective at inhibiting bacterial growth.
 
 
The Vicks V745A Humidifier has the following features: Antimicrobial claims, Antimicrobial effectiveness, Warm mist only, Daily maintenance required, Weekly maintenance required, Nightlight or glow-in-the-dark, Indicator for empty tank, Automatic shut-off when empty, Claimed humidification area, Full tank weight (lbs.), Style, Claimed maximum run time (hrs.), Cord length (in.) and Claimed wattage.
ratingsHoneywell HCM-710 Reviews
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Honeywell HCM-710
Type: Tabletop humidifiers
Summary:
 
 
The Honeywell HCM-710 Humidifier has the following features: Antimicrobial claims, Weekly maintenance required, Need to replace filter or wick, Indicator for empty tank, Claimed humidification area, Full tank weight (lbs.), Style, Claimed maximum run time (hrs.), Cord length (in.) and Claimed wattage.
ratingsAir-O-Swiss 7135 Reviews
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Air-O-Swiss 7135
Type: Tabletop humidifiers
Summary: This Air-O-Swiss Tabletop was excellent in overall performance, and is intended to humidify areas up to 650 square feet. It uses ultrasonic technology to produce moisture. It is equipped with a humidistat and digital humidity display, and an indicator for required cleaning or filter change. This model is programmable. Its demineralization cartridge will need to be replaced periodically.
 
 
The Air-O-Swiss 7135 Humidifier has the following features: Humidistat, Programmable, Antimicrobial claims, Dual mist, Weekly maintenance required, Need to replace cartridge, Indicator for empty tank, Automatic shut-off when empty, Claimed humidification area, Full tank weight (lbs.), Style, Claimed maximum run time (hrs.), Cord length (in.) and Claimed wattage.