The dehu­mid­i­fi­er is a micro­cli­mate equip­ment that can reduce the absolute humid­i­ty in a room.

Air cur­rents over­sat­u­rat­ed with mois­ture adverse­ly affect:

  • gen­er­al well-being;
  • work­ing capac­i­ty;
  • con­di­tion of fur­ni­ture and wear resis­tance of house­hold appli­ances.

In rooms with high humid­i­ty lev­els (above 60%):

  • fun­gus and mold quick­ly devel­op;
  • black­en the walls;
  • spoiled ceil­ing fin­ish, floor­ing;
  • “weep­ing” win­dows;
  • damp clothes in clos­ets;
  • books are ruined.

In addi­tion, the air becomes damp, musty, it is dif­fi­cult for them to breathe, and there is an unpleas­ant smell in the rooms.

The dehumidifier is a microclimate equipment

The increased humid­i­ty in the room is most pro­nounced in the off-sea­son: the walls are cov­ered with con­den­sate, the cor­ners turn black due to the fun­gus.

A per­son los­es almost 900 g of mois­ture per day — this is the opti­mal val­ue for good health. If the humid­i­ty in the room exceeds 60%, then the body begins to absorb more flu­id than it excretes. As a result, the load on the inter­nal organs increas­es, espe­cial­ly the heart suf­fers.

There are many ways to deal with high humid­i­ty: reg­u­lar air­ing, using heaters. How­ev­er, to achieve sta­ble com­fort­able cli­mat­ic indi­ca­tors, it is pos­si­ble only with the help of spe­cial des­ic­cants.

Rec­om­mend prod­uct

Dehu­mid­i­fi­er Stadler Form Albert A‑040R


Not avail­able


Noise lev­el, dB:
44 |


Area of ​​premis­es, m²:
61–70 |


Pro­duc­tiv­i­ty per day, l / day:
20 |


Max­i­mum pow­er con­sump­tion, kW:
0.34 |

What are air dryers?

All air dry­ers can be divid­ed into two large groups: indus­tri­al and domes­tic. The for­mer are used in pro­duc­tion, where it is nec­es­sary to cre­ate the nec­es­sary con­di­tions for tech­no­log­i­cal process­es and a cer­tain lev­el of com­fort and safe­ty for work­ers. Indus­tri­al dehu­mid­i­fiers are large in size and have seri­ous pow­er para­me­ters.

What are air dryers?

House­hold dehu­mid­i­fiers are much more mod­est in size and func­tion­al­i­ty. They apply in:

  • apart­ments;
  • office premis­es;
  • pri­vate hous­es;
  • small shops.

Let us dwell in more detail on the tech­ni­cal char­ac­ter­is­tics of house­hold dehu­mid­i­fiers and deal with the ques­tion of how to choose a dehu­mid­i­fi­er for your home.

What parameters should you pay attention to first of all?

Since we are talk­ing about house­hold dehu­mid­i­fiers, when choos­ing a spe­cif­ic mod­el, you need to con­sid­er the size of the device and design. Giv­en that the unit will be locat­ed in a res­i­den­tial area, you need to choose an option that:

  • aes­thet­i­cal­ly fit into the exist­ing inte­ri­or;
  • will not clut­ter up the space;
  • will work effec­tive­ly.

For the most pro­duc­tive work, the dehu­mid­i­fi­er should be placed in the cen­ter of the room.

Rec­om­mend prod­uct

Dehu­mid­i­fi­er Goren­je D16M


Not avail­able


Noise lev­el, dB:
46 |


Area of ​​premis­es, m²:
31–35 |


Pro­duc­tiv­i­ty per day, l / day:
16 |


Max­i­mum pow­er con­sump­tion, kW:
0.43 |

What parameters should you pay attention to first of all?

In terms of dimen­sions, such a device is usu­al­ly no larg­er than an aver­age ottoman or a small bed­side table, but due to the nature of its work, it will not work to hide the des­ic­cant from pry­ing eyes. How­ev­er, this is not a prob­lem — man­u­fac­tur­ers offer styl­ish mod­els of dehu­mid­i­fiers that have an attrac­tive design and look har­mo­nious in mod­ern inte­ri­ors.

As a rule, the body of the device is made of met­al. There are mod­els made of high qual­i­ty plas­tic.

Dehumidifier performance is one of the main selection criteria

When choos­ing a dehu­mid­i­fi­er, you should first of all focus on per­for­mance. This para­me­ter shows how many liters of mois­ture the device can extract from the air per hour (or per day).

If the per­for­mance is insuf­fi­cient for a giv­en room, then the oper­a­tion of the device will not be effec­tive — damp­ness and exces­sive humid­i­ty will still be felt in the air. But the device with a “pow­er reserve” will not work at full capac­i­ty, but you will have to pay a larg­er amount for it.

If the dehu­mid­i­fi­er is too pow­er­ful, it will quick­ly dry the air and con­sume a lot of elec­tric­i­ty.

It is advis­able to pur­chase a unit that would eas­i­ly cope with the tasks: it quick­ly absorbed excess mois­ture and main­tained a com­fort­able micro­cli­mate in the room. That is, the pow­er should be slight­ly more than nec­es­sary for a room with spe­cif­ic dimen­sions.

Dehumidifier performance is one of the main selection criteria

A low-pow­er dehu­mid­i­fi­er will have to work non-stop to main­tain the required lev­el of humid­i­ty in the room. This will almost dou­ble the elec­tric­i­ty con­sump­tion com­pared to a more pow­er­ful unit that would run inter­mit­tent­ly.

To choose the right air dry­er mod­el, you need to con­sid­er:

  • the loca­tion of the apart­ment — attic, cor­ner, semi-base­ment and base­ment rooms are usu­al­ly more damp;
  • the pres­ence of insu­la­tion on the walls from the out­side;
  • cli­mat­ic fea­tures of the geo­graph­i­cal loca­tion;
  • room dimen­sions;
  • ceil­ing height.

It is best to select a spe­cif­ic mod­el with a spe­cial­ist in cli­mate tech­nol­o­gy. To rough­ly under­stand which dehu­mid­i­fi­er for your home to choose, you can use a prim­i­tive but work­ing for­mu­la. It is nec­es­sary to mul­ti­ply the area of ​​u200bu200bthe room by a fac­tor equal to 0.7. For exam­ple, the area of ​​​​the room is 20 m². Mul­ti­ply­ing 20 by 0.7 we get 14. So, you need to look for a mod­el that can absorb 14 liters of mois­ture per day. For a more accu­rate cal­cu­la­tion, you can use spe­cial for­mu­las and tables.

For house­hold dehu­mid­i­fiers, the pro­duc­tiv­i­ty varies from 5 to 25 l / day.

Rec­om­mend prod­uct

Dehu­mid­i­fi­er WetAir WAD-1225L


Not avail­able


Area of ​​premis­es, m²:
56–60 |


Pro­duc­tiv­i­ty per day, l / day:
25 |


Max­i­mum pow­er con­sump­tion, kW:
0.60 |

How to account for air exchange?

Hav­ing decid­ed on the pow­er of the dehu­mid­i­fi­er, you also need to cal­cu­late how quick­ly the air exchange in the room will be car­ried out. Here, a char­ac­ter­is­tic called air flow will help you nav­i­gate.

How to account for air exchange?

To do this, you need to find out the vol­ume of the room (that is, the vol­ume of air that is in it), mul­ti­ply­ing the area of ​​u200bu200bthe room by the height.

For exam­ple, the vol­ume of air in a room is 60 m³. So, you need to look for a dehu­mid­i­fi­er mod­el with an air flow rate that exceeds this num­ber by 3–4 times. That is, you need an air dry­er with a flow rate of 180–240 l / h. Oth­er­wise, the unit will not per­form its func­tions 100%.

How noisy will the device be?

Giv­en the fact that a house­hold dehu­mid­i­fi­er is designed for res­i­den­tial premis­es, it is very impor­tant that it does not cre­ate exces­sive noise and does not annoy res­i­dents dur­ing oper­a­tion.

For exam­ple, a medi­um-sized air con­di­tion­er emits a noise of 35 dB. For dehu­mid­i­fiers, this indi­ca­tor varies from 40 dB to 50 dB, depend­ing on the pow­er and dimen­sions of the device (the same noise lev­el for a refrig­er­a­tor or dish­wash­er).

How noisy will the device be?

Try to choose a unit with a noise lev­el of no more than 46 dB. If you need a des­ic­cant for the bed­room — then no more than 35 dB.

It should be not­ed that the noise lev­el direct­ly depends on the per­for­mance of the unit. For exam­ple, a des­ic­cant that can extract 8–10 liters of mois­ture per day will have a vol­ume of about 35 dB dur­ing oper­a­tion.

Air dryer power

The pow­er of a domes­tic dehu­mid­i­fi­er ranges from 1000W to 3500W. The high­er the per­for­mance of the device, the more pow­er it will con­sume — this is a stan­dard rule.

Some man­u­fac­tur­ers pro­duce more expen­sive mod­els of dehu­mid­i­fiers that main­tain their per­for­mance with rel­a­tive­ly low pow­er con­sump­tion. Nat­u­ral­ly, such mod­els will cost more than con­ven­tion­al ana­logues, but, as prac­tice shows, they pay for them­selves in a short time.

Air dryer power

The most pow­er­ful vari­eties can work around the clock.

Rec­om­mend prod­uct

Air dry­er Cooper&Hunter CH-D016WDP7-40LD


Not avail­able


Noise lev­el, dB:
41 |


Area of ​​premis­es, m²:
56–60 |


Pro­duc­tiv­i­ty per day, l / day:
40 |


Max­i­mum pow­er con­sump­tion, kW:
0.67 |

What additional functions can the device have?

Each brand that rep­re­sents air dry­ers on the mar­ket of cli­mat­ic equip­ment has its own “chips”. The more of them, the high­er the cost, respec­tive­ly.

For exam­ple, there are mod­els of dehu­mid­i­fiers with an ultra­vi­o­let lamp. Dur­ing oper­a­tion, such a device will not only remove excess mois­ture from the air, but also cleanse it of pathogens, which is espe­cial­ly impor­tant in the off-sea­son.

You can pick up a unit with replace­able car­bon fil­ters — it will absorb unpleas­ant odors.

Some dehu­mid­i­fiers are able to ion­ize the air. Such vari­eties not only clean, but also sat­u­rate the air ceil­ings with ozone, which has a ben­e­fi­cial effect on health.

What additional functions can the device have?

The “Auto Restart” func­tion is very con­ve­nient. If the appli­ance shuts down due to a pow­er out­age, this option will make the des­ic­cant reac­ti­vate as soon as the mains pow­er is restored.

It is very con­ve­nient when the dehu­mid­i­fi­er has a remov­able wash­able fil­ter. With such mod­els, you can inde­pen­dent­ly clean the device and main­tain hygiene in the room. In addi­tion, reg­u­lar fil­ter clean­ing can pro­long the life of the unit.

The fil­ter should be cleaned at least once every three months, or more often.

Some dehu­mid­i­fiers have a timer — such devices can be pro­grammed to turn on and off auto­mat­i­cal­ly.

The principle of operation of household dehumidifiers

All house­hold dehu­mid­i­fiers are con­denser type. The essence of their work is as fol­lows. The exhaust air is forced into the evap­o­ra­tor by means of a fan, where it is cooled by sev­er­al degrees. As a result of low­er­ing the tem­per­a­ture, excess mois­ture in the air falls out in the form of con­den­sate and is col­lect­ed in a spe­cial water col­lec­tor. Then the dried air pass­es through a hot con­denser, where it is heat­ed and dis­charged back into the room.

As a rule, house­hold dehu­mid­i­fiers are equipped with a built-in hydro­stat, which elim­i­nates the pos­si­bil­i­ty of overdry­ing the air.

The principle of operation of household dehumidifiers

Con­trol of the device can be mechan­i­cal and elec­tron­ic. In the first case, you need to man­u­al­ly set the humid­i­ty indi­ca­tor on the unit — the device will work until it reach­es the spec­i­fied num­ber, after which it will turn off. If the dehu­mid­i­fi­er has a “cli­mate con­trol” func­tion, then, if nec­es­sary, the device will auto­mat­i­cal­ly turn on.

Elec­tron­ic con­trol makes it pos­si­ble to adjust the oper­a­tion of the dehu­mid­i­fi­er more pre­cise­ly.

Rec­om­mend prod­uct

Dehu­mid­i­fi­er Mycond MBA 05 G Black


In stock


Noise lev­el, dB:
41 |


Pool area, m²:
11–15 |


Pro­duc­tiv­i­ty per day, l / day:
53 |


Max­i­mum pow­er con­sump­tion, kW:
0.90 |

Expert advice

Before buy­ing a pow­er­ful dehu­mid­i­fi­er, you need to cal­cu­late the pos­si­ble load on the net­work. If the apart­ment has old elec­tri­cal wiring, then it is advis­able to pur­chase a volt­age sta­bi­liz­er along with the device. There is anoth­er option — to run an addi­tion­al pow­er line for the des­ic­cant from a cable that can with­stand a giv­en load and pow­er surges in the net­work.

Expert advice

Anoth­er char­ac­ter­is­tic that you should pay atten­tion to is the vol­ume of the tank. If the device is select­ed in the bed­room, liv­ing room or kitchen, then this dis­place­ment is not impor­tant (a capac­i­ty of 1.5–2 liters will be enough). But in the case when the source of mois­ture release is quite seri­ous (sauna, swim­ming pool, bath­room, damp base­ment), then when choos­ing a unit, it is nec­es­sary to take into account how many liters the tank holds — the reg­u­lar­i­ty of its emp­ty­ing will depend on this.

Some dehu­mid­i­fiers have a tank full indi­ca­tor, which sig­nals that it is time to emp­ty the tank of liq­uid.

In con­clu­sion, we can say that the dehu­mid­i­fi­er is a prof­itable invest­ment. This is an invest­ment in the health of your fam­i­ly and sav­ings on repairs.

If you have any ques­tions, please con­tact our spe­cial­ists. Man­agers of the Ven­con online store will tell you in detail how to choose the right dehu­mid­i­fi­er for your home, rec­om­mend a suit­able mod­el that will cope with the tasks assigned to it for 100%.

There is also indus­tri­al equip­ment of well-known brands: Cooper&Hunter, Dan­therm, Ecor Pro, Ekotez, Microw­ell, Mit­subishi Elec­tric, Neo­cli­ma.


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