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20 Best Dehumidifiers Of 2020 — At Every Price Point

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While humidity is often seen as a problem outside, it can also cause a bunch of problems inside. Air humidity impacts us in ways we don’t even imagine, and it’s common in almost every household.

Dust mites, mildew and mold all spread fast and easily, and are all made worse by humidity. Luckily, there are ways to make sure your air quality stays high. A dehumidifier is designed to reduce and maintain the level of humidity, which is great for people with allergies. 

Says Integrative Medical Healer Dr. Kristine Blanche, "Having a dehumidifier is a good idea in any areas that are more moist like basements. This reduces the risk of mold growth. Mold can cause pose a real problem on people’s health."

But choosing the best dehumidifier all depends on your needs and how much you're willing to spend. 

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1. TOSOT 70 Pint Dehumidifier

The TOSOT 70 Pint Dehumidifier is perfect for whole basements, small house, or large-sized rooms. In one day you can remove up to 70 pints (9 gallons) of moisture from your home. You can also use the gravity drain hose connection to empty water into your sump pump or floor drain.

(Walmart, $244.99)

2. Inofia 30 Pint Mid-Size Portable Dehumidifier

Remove up to 4 gallons moisture from the air in a 24-hour period. It's an ideal dehumidifier for home.

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3. HomeLabs Energy Star Dehumidifier

This dehumidifier removes up to 50 pints from the air per day, depending on moisture conditions and the size of your room.

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4. Pro Breeze Electric Mini Dehumidifier

Lightweight, compact and portable, this dehumidifier is capable of removing up to 9 ounces of water per day with a 16-ounce water tank capacity. It's ideal for rooms up to 150 square feet.

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5. Ivation 13-Pint Desiccant Dehumidifier 

Enjoy adjustable humidity control and whisper quiet operation for small spaces up to 270 square feet in home, RV, boat or laundry room.

(Walmart, $179.99)

6. Frigidaire Energy Star 70 Pint Dehumidifier with Humidity Control

Protect your home from mold and mildew caused by excess moisture. It helps eliminate bacteria in the air that can make breathing difficult, and the effortless humidity control allows you to control the exact percentage of humidity in your room.

(Walmart, $219.98)

7. Rinkmo 30 Pint Dehumidifier

Rinkmo dehumidifier removes up to 4 gallons from the air per day. This unit is portable with a removable water tank capacity of 1.8L, it quickly and effectively removes moisture per day, and the amount of water collected will depend on the humidity and temperature in the room.

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8. Hysure Dehumidifier

Using peltier technology with no compressor makes it lightweight and quiet. Noise is below 33dB with no annoying sound, and it offers quiet when you are sleeping.

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9. Yaufey 30 Pint Dehumidifier 

With its powerful compressor, the Yaufey Dehumidifier removes up to 4 gallons of moisture per day. Compared to some cheap mini dehumidifiers, it's quick and effective, suitable for home, bathroom, bedroom, basement, garage, and other indoor spaces up to 1,500 square feet.

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10. Pohl+Schmitt Compact Dehumidifier

This compact mini dehumidifier is easily transferable from one room to another, taking that damp feeling out of any basement, laundry room, cellar, bathroom, kitchen, small room or any poorly ventilated area. Designed with Peltier technology (without a compressor), it will run quietly and efficiently.

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11. Afloia Dehumidifier

Quickly and efficiently remove moisture from your place. The max capability of the water tank is 2L, and it absorbs up to 26 ounces of moisture a day.

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12. Luko 30 Pint Portable Dehumidifier

This dehumidifier with powerful and high-performance compressor removes up to 30 pints of moisture from the air per day. Suitable for home, bathroom, basement, and medium size spaces up to 500 square feet.

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13. PureDry Deluxe Dehumidifier 

Choose from high and low speed settings to effectively extract up to 20 ounces of water from the air per day. Timer settings let you program the unit to shut off automatically to conserve power. Additional automatic shut-off safety feature turns the unit off when the water tank is full.

(Target, $99.99)

14. Coast Air Energy Star 50 Pint Portable Dehumidifier

This compact dehumidifier removes up to 50 pints of moisture from the air per day. Unit automatically shuts off when the bucket is full and the indicator light is illuminated.

(Target, $250)

15. Keystone 50 Pint Electric Dehumidifier

The Keystone removes up to 50 pints of moisture from the air per day. Features include electronic controls with LED display, a 24-hour timer, a transparent water level indicator, and a full bucket alert with automatic shut-off. 

(Target, $199.99)

16. Arctic King 50 Pint Energy Star Dehumidifier

It removes 50 pints of moisture per day and is capable of continuous operation when the unit is located near a suitable drain. This white dehumidifier has easy-to-read electronic controls, a removable air filter, two fan speeds, automatic defrost control, and castors for easy portability.

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17. Gurin Thermo-Electric Dehumidifier

This compact dehumidifier with whisper quiet technology removes 16 ounces and comes with indicator light and auto shut-off safety feature.

(Walmart, $58.97)

18. Black+Decker 30 Pint Dehumidifier

This Black+Decker portable dehumidifier removes up to 30 pints of moisture from the air per day. Preprogrammed humidity levels for bedroom, living room, and basement take the guesswork out of using your dehumidifier. Features the trouble-free drain connect.

(Walmart, $271.88)

19. Eva-Dry Petite Dehumidifier

Powerful, quiet, and efficient, the Eva-Dry is a mini-capacity, electric petite compact dehumidifier. The unit works in areas of the home that are up to 1,100 cubic feet. Its effectiveness is measured in gathering approximately 8 ounces of water per day.

(Walmart, $45.99)

20. Best Choice Products Portable Mid-Size Thermo-Electric Dehumidifier

The water tank can hold 2L with a maximum daily emission up to reduce the need for constant refills. A compact, portable design that reaches up to 2,200 cubic feet fits in the bathroom, bedroom, or even on the go.

(Walmart, $69.99)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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