Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 146
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 This product does a great job for the money.
I am very satisfied with the performance of the unit. I have a 1200 sq ft house and keep it in my living room on the lowest setting and it keeps the humidity level in my house at a comfortable level.
January 15, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Gail This product has great features.
The air in our great room was very dry from our wood stove. We searched for a good looking, quiet, efficient humidifier. This one fit our criteria. Great humidifier, quiet on low, clean, efficient. Makes a huge difference in the air quality of the space. Air is cleaner. The static electricity is gone.
January 9, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Doctahjones Overall very pleased
After moving from Dallas to Denver, we started having some sinus problems due to the low humidity. We purchased this whole house unit after a smaller unit couldn't keep the humidity up in the bedroom.
It does the job -great-. We have a 2 story 2k sqft house and we keep it on the 2nd story where the bedrooms are. We just keep it on the low setting and after some playing with the analog dial, I've found the spot to keep the whole upstairs between 35-40%. The downstairs stays around 30%. Big improvement from the 13% the house was at previously. Even at the low setting it kicks on and off, and I usually refill the jug twice a day. If I forget a day it only takes 2 refills and the unit is back to full.
So like I said it does the job great, but it is noisy, especially on high. But it's moving so much air that it's expected. If you want something that moves this much air and water but is whisper quiet look elsewhere (and pay a ton more). But on low it's not that bad, especially if you have it in another room.
I did notice that on the jug end cap (the side you fill from) it started to crack. I emailed their customer service, who then said to call in for a warranty claim. I waited on hold for about 2-5 minutes before the call was answered. The lady on the phone took my info and is sending a replacement cap.
Another thing to watch out for are the castors. Luckily we don't move ours around alot, but one of the castors does not seem to want to stay attached. So make sure you really push them in before you add water, otherwise you'd have to drain the unit to get under there and try again.
Some people also complained about the jug dripping water and such after you fill it. Come on people, you don't have to nit pick. if you can't fill up the jug without spilling any water, then just use a towel to wipe it off! Same goes when pulling the jug out of the unit to fill it. Since the bottom sits in the water reservoir it's going to have water on it. Again, use a towel if you don't want any drops. Personally it's only a few drops of water on the carpet, it's not going to kill anything.
The overall construction seems on par with the price. The unit is all plastic and probably would not take a direct hit from something very well. Again if you're looking for something super high quality and quiet, look elsewhere and get ready to empty your wallet.
So if you're looking for a inexpensive unit to easily add a lot of humidity to your whole house, I'd highly recommend this unit. Just remember at this price point you will have a lot of fan noise.
April 18, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by MotorcyclesforLife Works way better than a regular wick filter humidifier
A family member recommended this to me and I really enjoy it. I was getting sick & tired of paying $10 for a wick filter every other week for a regular stand alone humidifier. Holds 9 gallons & I refill the canister twice a day. The fan speed isn't really a problem or noisy to me, kinda get use to it.
February 15, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by VTWiT Right Design, Poor Materials
Cheap styrene blow-molded plastic troughout. The controlls work well enough and it has performed almost flawlessly for two months. But, after only two months the bottom of the water jug has cracked in 3 places and is useless. Also, water likes to dribble off the media and out the air intake. It's flooded my floor with 4 gallons of water a couple of times. Fortunately it's concrete.
The spring to close the water jug's valve is so weak it's ridiculous.
I *like* the overall design. But the instant I took it out of the box I knew the cheap plastic would be an issue. After years of needing humidifiers this was the best choice for the money I had. But I would gladly have paid $100 more for better materials and a louvered inlet to stop the dribbles from coming out.
Live and learn. I got what I paid for.
December 17, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by jharr22 Good Product Non-Responsive Customer Service from Lasko
Unique Product design for evaporative humidifiers because the water is pumped to the top of the filter pad and circulates down through the pad instead of the pad sitting in the water reservoir. Fill jug is filled from the bottom and will lose water when turned upright unless the spring loaded fill valve is held closed when turning the jug upright.
CALLED LASKO CUSTOMER SERVICE FOUR TIMES SINCE THE THE FILL JUG COVER CAME WITH A SMALL CRACK AND WANTED TO GET IT REPLACED. THEY NEVER PICK UP AND IF YOU USE THE OPTION TO HAVE THEM RETURN THE CALL THEY NEVER TO SO.
January 29, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Music Works as advertised.
Like the fact that you don't have to refill as often as other units. Simple to fill and operate.
May 26, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by AreJay Good Humidfier, Great Value
The humidifier works great, and if you use the water jug properly, there is no leakage problem. Sure the fan makes noise, but it is a fan. It moves about 3 or 4 gallons of water a day into our house on the low fan setting. We have had it about 3 weeks, and I wanted to see how the filter was holding up, it looked great. I use the Golden Solution II Combination Humidifier Water Treatment and Bacteriostatic liquid, we have hard water. Overall this is a good machine, that seems to work well. The one problem I see is that Lasko should pack these units better, our first one came, with the top case broken, the little tabs that hold it to the bottom case were sheared off, and the case was cracked. I also think Home Depot should carry replacement filters. I could not find them on the web site.
The replacement filters are Lasko THF-8.
January 6, 2013