The variation of humidity with climate change can cause serious impacts on our surroundings as well as body parts.
Where on one hand lowering of humidity levels can cause serious health problems (including breathing distress and skin problems); high humidity levels on the other hand can cause various other serious issues to our health.
Hence maintaining optimum humidity level (40-50%) is a key element to consider in our homes. This can efficiently be done by Recirculating Humidifier.
How Does Recirculating Humidifier Work?
Recirculating humidifier works uniquely by using the water from the reservoir tank as well as that present in the air to moist the air inside the room.
Most of the recirculating humidifier works as an evaporative humidifier.
The humidifier filter is used by the unit to extract the water from the reservoir and air nearby which is then pushed back in the air in the form of cool mist making the air cooler, humid and moist.
The special filter provides greater evaporation area which enhances the cooling. Moisture is pushed out by using fan which adds on to the cooling provided.
Filters present in the unit also holds the responsibility to remove the germs, impurities and minerals present in the water.
Hence, filter needs to be maintained and cleaned regularly, as suggested by the brand or company.
The most cost-effective way is to rinse and clean the filter once in a week. This will allow using the filter for a prolonged period of time.
Benefits of Using Recirculating Humidifier
Unlike ordinary evaporative filters where wicks become moldy and deposit the minerals with time, the recirculating humidifiers with its continuous flow of water eliminates the contaminants very well.
This unique feature make these humidifiers an easy one to clean.
The trapping of unwanted minerals will also helps to prevent the forming of white dust in these humidifiers.
Recirculating humidifiers are normally provided with the arrangement to notify the atmosphere humidity.
In case such an arrangement is not there we always have the choice to use a hygrometer which comes at dirt cheap price.
Using digital control strategy is most recommended so as to regulate the humidity at a predetermined percentage.
Few common problems that can occur in these types of humidifiers include:
- Foul odor
- Water discoloration
- Filter discoloration
Most of the problems occurs solely due to the improper maintenance of the filters. So filter maintenance and replacing is one of the essential elements to enjoy best benefits and proper functioning.
Taking into account the global warming and related heat problems, recirculating humidifiers seems to be the perfect buying option for this summer.
Moreover it helps you in providing great humid air in dry winters as well.
This is definitely a perfect add-on to the comfort lifestyle. Go for it and make your family comfortable!
Lasko 1128 Humidifier Review
Just like any other humidifier, the ultimate aim of Lasko 1128 Humidifier (9-Gallon Recirculating) is to release moisture content into the air making it more comfortable and healthy to live.
This particular model stands apart from any of the other models available in market due to the following features:
Storage Capacity: The main attraction of Lasko 9 gallon recirculating humidifier is its water storage capacity.
This humidifier comes with an excellent storage capacity of more than 4.5 gallon which provides an output of almost 9 gallon a day.
The equipment disperses clear, cool and invisible moisture that do not let any kind of white dust to mix with moisture.
Due to its large capacity tank this is best suggested to humidify multiple rooms or a space up to 3200 sq.ft.
Safety Features: Safety measures included in the unit lets the machine run under control all the time, thereby reducing the chances of over humidification.
Another attraction is the three speed control mode and an adjustable humidistat. Both these carry an indicator light that denotes with On or Off mode.
Castors attached to the equipment ensure you to provide flexible mobility on any type of surfaces in your home without any risk of getting slipped.
Keeping in mind the cleaning factor, new Lasko 1128 comes with a water reservoir that’s easily removable and refilled. The handles attached on sides will help you in easy refilling of the unit and its cleaning process.
The package includes a patented and fused safety plug and an additional evaporative filter pad with THF8.
Off Season Storage: If the humidifier is no longer usable due to the climate change, then the humidifier can be kept in a case or at a convenient place that will allow it to stay safe until required again.
Make sure not to let any moisture stay inside the humidifier while cleaning. Also ensure that used evaporative filter pad is removed as this may damage the operations on the long run.
Eliana is a nurse by profession who loves writing online, spending time with her family and caring for seniors. She has already worked as an associate editor on various mom, baby, home appliances, kitchen and healthy living blogs. In her spare time she also enjoys drawing, reading/writing kindle eBooks and improving her skills a bit.