Product Reviews - Humidifier

Honeywell Germ Free Cool Mist Humidifier

February 29, 2016 • By

HCM-6009 (1)

Designed to humidify much larger spaces, The Honeywell Cool Moisture Console Humidifier provides relief for the discomfort caused by dry air conditions. It can service an area of up to 1,900 square feet and is perfect for areas such as the lounge, dining room or larger bedrooms.  As with most Honeywell products, this humidifier has lasted for a number of years and has a commendable client relations service.

The Basics

With prices for the Honeywell humidifier starting around $90, it is important that you know exactly the type of quality you will be getting. As a trusting customer of the brand, here is why I parted with my money and got this humidifier.

The Honeywell Cool Moisture Console Humidifier makes use of a highly evolved technology called Air Washing Technology which assists in the capturing of the dust, dirt and pollen particles in its filter. Included in the price you receive a Protec Continuous Cleaning cartridge which gives you the bonus of running the humidifier for a longer period of time while it refreshes the air around you.

The Protec Antimicrobial filter eliminates the hazards of mold or bacteria building up in the appliance and being expelled into the air. The filter only needs to be replaced about three times in the winter which should cost you about $60 ($20 each). The filter is really the only part of the humidifier that gathers dirt but the rest of the humidifier remains clean and is easy to wipe down or clean with vinegar.

To add a bit of fragrance to the room, I add a few drops of essential oils such as lavender or vanilla to the appliance which allows my home to smell amazing. As the humidifier is so large, I find that it really spreads this fragrance throughout the room I am humidifying as well as the rest of my home to a significant extent.

One of the greatest features of this humidifier is its large 1.7 gallon dual tank which lasts up to 24 hours. There is a large opening at the top of the humidifier which makes the removing and refilling of these tanks very easy. It also has an auto shut-off feature which ensures that your humidifier does not remain running when there is no water in the tank.

Not only is this Honeywell humidifier up to 30% quieter than its competition, but it also uses less energy than an 80- watt light bulb. It makes it ideal for those trying to cut down on electricity costs especially in the winter time when the electricity bills tend to skyrocket.

The larger design means that this humidifier can’t be placed on the desktop or bedside. What would have been an advantageous feature for me was if this humidifier came with wheels for easy transportation. The benefit of the smaller humidifiers is that they are easy to move around from your room to your office. However, I felt restricted by the size and immobility of this appliance.

The Verdict

If you are in the market for a larger humidifier for use in large rooms, this truly is a reliable brand to invest in.