Humidifiers are machines that increase the moisture content in the air where there is less moisture or are dry air. There are tons of different types and sizes of humidifiers available in the market with a wide range of functions. The type of humidifier you want to choose will depend on the budget in mind, size of area and climatic conditions. Not every type of equipment is perfect for every place so here is the list of the best-suited equipments for different conditions.
The Right Size
Console humidifiers are usually large units which are mostly fixed to a room and maybe movable too. This is perfect for permanent use in a certain place like a room or a particular position in a house. The next category is easily movable equipments which are good for traveling and are pretty easy to handle as they are small in size.
For the whole house to be humidified, centrally installed ones are always the go-to equipments. These are humidifying units which are directly connected to the home’s air conditioning or heating unit. These equipments also come with an added benefit that they do not produce any steam and are completely free of any potential fire risks.
This is specially designed single unit system that comes with a filter that pushes out moisture into the air. These equipments are powered by fans that push the moisture out and are the most affordable type of humidifiers that you can buy. This piece of equipment is the perfect choice for humidifying a single room.
Electric Vaporizing Units
These types of humidifiers use electricity as the source for heating the water and before pushing it out cool it entirely. These are really cheap to buy and not difficult to carry around as these are very much made to be portable. Buying a vaporizing unit is very easy as it can be bought from a common drugstore.
Ultrasonic humidifiers emit a type of vibration that produces a cool mist which moisturizes the air. There are a number of sizes available for these units which the buyer can choose keeping in mind his requirements such as the price of the unit and size of the house to be humidified. This type of equipment normally has two variants namely the cool mist and the warm mist versions. The warm mist version of this humidifier produces less noise and is the best one to buy if there are little children in the house.
Warm mist equipments push out a visible mist and are the best option for treating conditions like the common cold. These are pretty quiet machines and are easy to maintain and clean. The humidifier has a fan that can rotate at variable speeds and can be carried around easily.
Cool mist equipments collect all the unwanted minerals and impure substances in the air and soon after a cool invisible mist are produced into the air. There is not much of hassle to clean and mist is easy to breathe as well.