Model # 5D6 700

Internet #203028502

AIRCARE 3 Gal. Evaporative Humidifier for 1,250 sq. ft.
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AIRCARE

3 Gal. Evaporative Humidifier for 1,250 sq. ft.

  • Best square foot coverage per dollar spent
  • Save up to 10% off your annual heating bill
  • Many health benefits
$5605 /each
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Product Overview

  • Best square foot coverage per dollar spent
  • Save up to 10% off your annual heating bill
  • Many health benefits
This attractive mini-console unit adds invisible moisture to your home by moving dry air through saturated wicks. The compact size makes this unit ideal for apartments. Maintaining proper humidity levels between 30-50% in your home/office/workplace has been scientifically proven to help prevent the flu and allergies. Proper humidity hydrates your skin, alleviates dry eyes, scratchy throats and can reduce snoring. With a doctor's approval increased humidity can reduce asthma and allergy symptoms. It also protects fine furniture, musical instruments, collectibles and wood floors. Proper humidity makes you feel warmer allowing you to lower your thermostat setting which will save money.

Product Overview

This attractive mini-console unit adds invisible moisture to your home by moving dry air through saturated wicks. The compact size makes this unit ideal for apartments. Maintaining proper humidity levels between 30-50% in your home/office/workplace has been scientifically proven to help prevent the flu and allergies. Proper humidity hydrates your skin, alleviates dry eyes, scratchy throats and can reduce snoring. With a doctor's approval increased humidity can reduce asthma and allergy symptoms. It also protects fine furniture, musical instruments, collectibles and wood floors. Proper humidity makes you feel warmer allowing you to lower your thermostat setting which will save money.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
11
Product Height (in.)
14
Product Width (in.)
19

Details

Air Treatment Product Type
Console Humidifier
Color Family
Whites
Control Type
Digital
Humidifier Features
Adjustable Humidistat,Automatic Moisture Control,Tank Empty Indicator
Humidifier Tank Capacity (Gallons)
3
Included Items
No additional items included
Minimum run time (hours/tank)
14.4
Moisture dispersion type
Evaporative
Number of Fan Speeds
4 or More
Product Weight (lb.)
6.5lb
Returnable
90-Day
Room Size (sq. ft.)
Large (Greater than 1000 sq. ft.)
Voltage (volts)
120
Water Filter Replacement Model#
SGL1040 Wick (2 required) and optional 1050 filter

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
ETL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years(less wicks/filters)

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
11
Product Height (in.)
14
Product Width (in.)
19

Details

Air Treatment Product Type
Console Humidifier
Color Family
Whites
Control Type
Digital
Humidifier Features
Adjustable Humidistat,Automatic Moisture Control,Tank Empty Indicator
Humidifier Tank Capacity (Gallons)
3
Included Items
No additional items included
Minimum run time (hours/tank)
14.4
Moisture dispersion type
Evaporative
Number of Fan Speeds
4 or More
Product Weight (lb.)
6.5lb
Returnable
90-Day
Room Size (sq. ft.)
Large (Greater than 1000 sq. ft.)
Voltage (volts)
120
Water Filter Replacement Model#
SGL1040 Wick (2 required) and optional 1050 filter

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
ETL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years(less wicks/filters)

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Questions & Answers

How can I order replacement filters for this humidifier?

Asked by: NWOhiogranny
Yes I bought a replacement set and replaced them in under 15 minutes. Very easy maintenance.
Answered by: WinterDry
Date published: 2016-12-21

We have owned this for 3 months, it has suddenly started to turn on and off a lot during the nigh...

We have owned this for 3 months, it has suddenly started to turn on and off a lot during the night. We keepi clean, clean filters and tried setting the humidity level higher. It is still doing it, and is not humid in the room. Help!
Asked by: Sue
Ms. Sue, If you would please contact our office at 1(800)643-8341 or email me directly at cveasley@essickair.com, there are a few troubleshooting steps that we can over with you to resolve your issue. Thank You - Christina Essick Air Products
Answered by: EssickAirProducts
Date published: 2017-04-03
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Customer Reviews

3 Gal. Evaporative Humidifier for 1,250 sq. ft. is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great and is simple to set up. This little unit really puts out the humidity! I was very impressed with how well it worked and it doesn't take up very much room either. I've used Essick products in the past and they last a long time. I gave my brother my old one (a larger unit) several years ago after I used it for 5-6 years and it's still working great! Before I purchased this unit, I went back and forth on whether I wanted to get a unit that was filter free, as that's the only drawback to owning a unit like this, but after reading the reviews of the filterless units and the time spent cleaning and filling them and the reliability issues, I finally decided to stick with what I know works. The little bit of money you spend for filters far outweighs the time spent cleaning the other units in my humble opinion. As they say, time is money, and who's not pressed for time these days? You can't beat this little unit for the money.
Date published: 2013-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I JUST BOUGHT A 2ND ONE OF THESE..... An evaporative humidifier is simply a wick or wicks, a water tank, and a fan. That is it. This unit, in a way seems like it is sort of cheesy or too simple. But that is the beauty of it. Simple to use, simple to fill, simple to clean, and a really effective wicking system with a huge water tank. I purchased a different tower style humidifier in-store and will return it. Why? it only puts out 1/2 the amount of humidity for the same price. This unit lacks a timer or shut off when empty. No biggie. It does have a set control that would allow it to shut off when it reaches a certain humidity level, but that feature is just annoying. On/off, on/off, on/off, etc. So I figured out that using the fan to control the amount of humidity is the better option. I compared the humidity level coming out of this unit using a humidistat vs. the one I'm going to return. I found this one produced about 75% humidity. The one I'm returning put out maybe 30% humidity. It appears to me the wicks in the one I'm returning just don't wick very well which means the fan cannot push out that much humidity. And the fan is weak on the one I'm returning. This is simplistic...the cover sits on a round plastic plate, that sits on the two filters with a plastic frame around them, which sit in some slots, and they absorb the water as you put the water in a big tub. But you know, it works. It isn't a quiet as the unit I'm returning but the one I'm returning cannot move the humidity level in a room. This unit is really easy to clean. Dump the excess water, reassemble, and allow it to run. It will naturally dry the wicks and the inside of the unit. Then you can sanitize. I have been using the anti-bacterial liquid with this which makes the water smell clean. This is the one to buy. Easy, simple, and not outrageously expensive.
Date published: 2013-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I purchased this model primarily because of the dimensions so it would fit into certain places ar... I purchased this model primarily because of the dimensions so it would fit into certain places around the house. It works well, and is quiet on the lowest of the 4 fan settings. I'll probably order another for upstairs. We have an 1880's Colonial with radiator heat.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from insufficient information on the website. It is not what... insufficient information on the website. It is not what I wanted but I am not willing to spend the time to return it. I wanted something tall and thin.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The humidifier was easy to setup and performed well. The humidifier was easy to setup and performed well.
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little humidifier I used this to replace a tower style humidifier made by the same company. That unit has 2 side tanks which had to be removed to fill and were akward to replace. This can be refilled easily by just pouring water trough the top grate on either side of the fan assembly. The lowest speed is quiet enough and can keep the humidity at the setting I prefer.
Date published: 2014-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best purchase ever We weren't sure if the "whole house" humidifier would work properly for a two story house so we bought two this fall - one for upstairs, one for downstairs. This has been the first winter (and a particularly harsh one) where I wasn't plagued by itchy, dry skin and my husband was spared, dry, bloody sinuses due to running the heat non-stop. (Each floor is about 1100 sq feet.) We placed each humidifier in a central location. They are extremely easy to use and refill and, if on lowest setting, very quiet. I would purchase again and would highly recommend. Make sue you use the anti-bacterial solution. (tsp per 3 gallons of water.) My only complaint is with Home Depot, itself. The website/customer service apparently does not carry the correct replacement wicks for this unit and sent us the wrong items (not sure where to get replacement wicks but can probably find them on good old Amazon.)
Date published: 2014-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AirCare Humidifier Very simple to set up right out of the box - the 2 filters are easy to insert - I like the top fill feature - you simply lift off the top piece (fan) and pour the water into the unit - I use a gallon jug and add a gallon of water per day - it has increased the humidity level in my living room area which is about 500 sq. ft. - I don't know if it will cover 1100 sq. ft. as manufacturer says but for the area I'm using it in it has worked well on setting #3. As others have stated, fan setting #4 is a bit loud. I bought a separate humidity monitor so I know its working. I keep it set to 65 so it runs continuously until I shut it off. I also purchased the optional air filter for the top to help with air quality. This seems to be a nice humidifier so far and doing the job - I've been using it for 3 weeks - no problems with it - you can buy the water treatment solution but I just wash the basin once a week with vinegar and it stays very clean - I have hard water so I will replace the filters monthly or as needed. I am happy with this product and would recommend it to someone with a large area to humidify looking for a unit that is easy to use.
Date published: 2016-04-05
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