Last Updated: August 6, 2022

Waykar 2000 Sq Ft Dehumidifier for Home and Basements with Auto or Manual Drainage 0 66 Gallon Water Tank Capacity

Last Updated: August 6, 2022
7.9
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
999
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78.72 meters
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Review Analysis - 964 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Usage
 315
humidity, dehumidifier, sq ft, easy, humid
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Awesome product for my basement bathroom with no fan, I cannot believe how much water it pulls out of the air every day.  ...  "
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" ...  I built a house, including a full finished basement with a bedroom, living room, laundry room and gym. ... I ran the Waykar all last summer and into the fall, and started it up again this summer.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked well for our home.  ...  "
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" ...  I used it in my basement and upstairs.  ...  "
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" ...  Lower humidity in my house.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using them in a couple of small guest units at a property I bought last year.  ...  "
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" ...  My basement space is 460 sq feet and this dehumidifier is rated to treat 2000 sq ft.  ...  "
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" ...  Since we added a whole house humidifier, our basement had been damp enough to produce mold on our storage items.  ...  "
Body
 216
tank, hose, space, drain, bucket
+64%
-36%
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" ...  I bought 2 of these units because I liked the handle to carry them with as I move them around to different units.  ...  "
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" ...  Very quiet and easy to unload water.  ...  "
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" ...  We are new Floridians and the first thing we did was purchase one of these for the garage our belongings were stored in.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it has BOTH a compartment for catching the accumulated water OR you move the stopper and you can use the hose they provide and run it continuously, allowing the excess water to drain down a shower drain.  ...  "
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" ...  I use a hose and drain it into my sump pump opening so I don't have to worry about emptying the water tray.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't had any issues with this product and my tools are rust free.  ...  "
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" ...  It's compact, everything came nicely packed when I purchased it.  ...  "
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" ...  Not the size I needed for the space.  ...  "
Reliability
 166
unit, year, stopped working, working, dehumidifier
+43%
-57%
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" ...  I have been struggling to get a replacement part almost a year later.  ...  "
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" ...  Only for a few months, right now doesn’t work !  ...  "
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" ...  Worked well for about 7 months then needed reset - then both died 1 a year and other 1 1/2 year.  ...  "
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" ...  Been using for a year in the garage and it leaks bad from inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked about a year and a half and then just stopped pulling in the water.  ...  "
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" ...  Stopped collecting water in less then 1 year !  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second unit as I sent the first back because it was defective, never shut off. ... This one doesn't shut off either.  ...  "
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" ...  Junk after one summer of use. ... Sorry, but the purpose of a review is to inform others of my experience with the product, and my experience is that this dehumidifier stopped working after one season.  ...  "
Marketplace
 96
unit, replacement, refund, company, amazon
+45%
-55%
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" ...  It was returned .   ...  "
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" ...  They wouldn't refund or replace.  ...  "
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" ...  Basically, they try to tell you, you did something wrong and then they tell you to return the entire piece at my expense and they MIGHT refund me. ... It’s not exactly a light item to return.  ...  "
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" ...  Return expired by then.  ...  "
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" ...  Really disappointed and it's too late to return it  ...  "
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" ...  After troubleshooting it with the company without any luck, I requested a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned this item.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately the unit was not economical to repair.  ...  "
Sound
 78
noise, loud, fan, dehumidifier, noisy
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Quiet and works well.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great dehumidifier for small spaces.  ...  "
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" ...  It has like a white sound effect.  ...  "
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" ...  It is also very quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  Plugged it back in and the alarm is still sounding.  ...  "
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" ...  It works well and isn't too loud, either.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  So quiet you don't even know it's on.  ...  "
Size
 69
size, space, compact, broke, quiet
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Product is midsize, efficient, portable and works properly.  ...  "
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" ...  It has low noise levels and it fits perfectly in the small place we have for it.  ...  "
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" ...  In a time where there are many comparable options, customer service is what helps specific brands stand out the most, and this one sure fits that bill.  ...  "
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" ...  It fills within a day, but it's easy to empty and it is not heavy because it is small.  ...  "
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" ...  Would be good for a small space  ...  "
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" ...  This product fit the bill perfectly!  ...  "
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" ...  The filter is a tight fit and when removing it  ...  "
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" ...  make sure you pull the plug for the hose attachment.  ...  "
Marketplace / Returns
 56
unit, replacement, refund, company, send
+27%
-73%
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" ...  We have had this unit less than two years and I need to replace it.  ...  "
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" ...  Update - i returned the unit after a few days.  ...  "
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" ...  They wouldn't refund or replace.  ...  "
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" ...  Basically, they try to tell you, you did something wrong and then they tell you to return the entire piece at my expense and they MIGHT refund me. ... It’s not exactly a light item to return.  ...  "
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" ...  We ended up returning it?  ...  "
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" ...  I returned because it would not turn back on.  ...  "
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" ...  Useless piece of crap I will be returning it.  ...  "
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" ...  want to return, and get another unit .  ...  "
Cleaning
 49
moisture, drain, dehumidifier, water, hose
+61%
-39%
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" ...  Love the unit it’s placed in my basement and it works well was emptying at least twice to three times a day until I hooked it up to drain in sump pump.  ...  "
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" ...  It does its job by removing moisture in the air.  ...  "
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" ...  This is our second purchase after buying the exact same model earlier in the year to get rid of the musty smell from our basement.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it initially because my plants would grow white mildew on the dirt , my bread/food would rot faster than normal and my bed would feel moist.  ...  "
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" ...  Recommended to clean out the filter once a month, but we've found it to be virtually maintenance free.  ...  "
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" ...  I cleaned up all the mildew in my room, and it hasn't come back thanks to this dandy little machine.  ...  "
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" ...  I also love that it has a hose that allows the machine to drain on its own without me emptying it constantly. ... I haven’t cleaned the unit yet, but I’ll check back in and review once I do.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to move out of the way to clean behind it because of the wheels.  ...  "
Network
 44
sq ft, 2000 sq ft, square feet, sqft, sq ft basement
+84%
-16%
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" ...  I used it in my basement and upstairs.  ...  "
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" ...  One for the first floor and one for the basement.  ...  "
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" ...  My basement space is 460 sq feet and this dehumidifier is rated to treat 2000 sq ft.  ...  "
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" ...  This dehumidifier works wonders in my Tiny home (270 sq ft).  ...  "
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" ...  This is in the main large living area of my house.  ...  "
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" ...  It is so good I live in a three story townhouse and I have on for every floor.  ...  "
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" ...  It is being used in a room approximately 200 Sq ft.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for our 500 sqr ft basement.  ...  "
Performance
 40
quiet, performance, unit, speed, runs
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It is a nice size, runs very quiet and efficiently.  ...  "
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" ...  But what’s best of all is the performance!  ...  "
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" ...  I have no dislike does the job pretty well.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like how easy it was to set up and how quiet it was when it was running.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than running not at all to nonstop it seems to do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job  ...  "
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" ...  Unit runs quiet on low fan speed.  ...  "
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" ...  It runs for hours and does an excellent job!  ...  "
Marketplace / Marketplace
 36
thank, thank you waykar, company, angela, waykar
+72%
-28%
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" ...  Thank you Waykar!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Waykar!  ...  "
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" ...  I contacted the company and they are replacing the product for free.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon was able to send an replacement one and so for it is good. ... Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks for good product!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Waykar.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you, Waykar!  ...  "
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" ...  Why does Amazon make this a Choice product? ... I am returning for full refund, thanks to Amazon policy  ...  "
Price
 34
money, worth the money, well worth, waste your money, unit
+62%
-38%
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" ...  For the price you can't beat it.  ...  "
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" ...  My overall review is, that it’s worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  But this is one time investment.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price it is worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  With all the money I spent I was looking for a unit that would not brake the bank …  ...  "
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" ...  I was skeptical of the unit given the low price.  ...  "
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" ...  This was very good because I didn't have to spend money for a new one.  ...  "
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" ...  Go with any other brand for the same price.  ...  "
Dry
 30
basement, dehumidifier, humidity, air, dryer
+77%
-23%
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" ...  My home feels drier and my towels and clothes now dry.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I have three dry rooms instead of three damp and humid rooms.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the basement unit draining from the tube and it keeps my normally damp basement dry with ease at a comfortable 50% humidity.  ...  "
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" ...  Keeping my basement dry.  ...  "
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" ...  It keeps my bathroom basement dry !  ...  "
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" ...  It is being used in a family room in our basement and has done an outstanding job in keeping the basement comfortable and dry.  ...  "
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" ...  My Waykar began efficiently and quietly drying the atmosphere in my finished basement from the moment I plugged it in.  ...  "
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" ...  After running unit for just 8 hours the windows were noticeably drier.  ...  "
Cooling
 28
room, basement, summer, high humidity, dehumidifier
+79%
-21%
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" ...  My humidity levels were at 78% inside my place.  ...  "
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" ...  (Compliments central air conditioner in controlling humidity).  ...  "
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" ...  The dehumidifier is very quiet and consistently keeps the humidity at the desired limit.  ...  "
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" ...  Within 48 hours we were working down to 30% humidity in a previously 85% humidity room.  ...  "
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" ...  Our dehumidifier has otherwise worked perfectly and we use it constantly in a high humidity basement.  ...  "
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" ...  Was very quiet and kept the humidity in my basement at the correct %RH.  ...  "
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" ...  Ft Dehumidifier back in 2021 to remove some humidity from our living room.  ...  "
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" ...  It made my room feel much cooler without turning the ac to a lower temp.  ...  "
Features
 17
auto shut, turn, emptying, drain, tank
+76%
-24%
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" ...  I use it in my bedroom and a small annoyance is the blue led light on the top of the machine.  ...  "
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" ...  Auto shut off works good and holding tank is easy to dump.  ...  "
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" ...  The auto shut off when full is nice  ...  "
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" ...  You can turn it on quite mode, if you want.  ...  "
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" ...  I do really like that it has a continuous run feature when you set the humidity low enough, though we only recently ran the continuous drain line--we had been emptying the reservoir every other day or so before then.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it in my bedroom and a small annoyance is the blue led light on the top of the machine.  ...  "
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" ...  A nice feature it has is a setting to choose what humidity you want it to turn on at.  ...  "
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" ...  The continuous drain mode is a great feature if you don’t want to be emptying the tank daily (and have a place for it to drain), and we love the compact size.  ...  "
Power
 12
efficient, efficiency, bill, quiet and energy, power
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Quiet and energy efficient.  ...  "
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" ...  I rated 5 stars on energy efficiency on a hunch ... I've only had the product for a week but I'm guessing this Energy Star appliance won't have a huge impact on my electric bill.  ...  "
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" ...  This unit is very efficient and energy saving.  ...  "
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" ...  Not sure about the energy efficiency part yet.  ...  "
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" ...  Don’t know how energy efficient it is  ...  "
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" ...  After I replaced my old unit with this new product my electricity bill came down.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven’t had it long enough to comment on energy efficiency  ...  "
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" ...  Waiting for electric bill to determine efficiency.  ...  "
Comfort
 12
feels, air, uncomfortable, home, float
+75%
-25%
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" ...  As a result, it’s more comfortable inside our home.  ...  "
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" ...  The float part is easy to break!  ...  "
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" ...  It worked excellent for the end of summer and fall.  ...  "
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" ...  The air conditioner works less, home feels more comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  My 'house' is comfortable and we don't feel sticky because of the high humidity in this area.  ...  "
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" ...  It really did a great job removing the uncomfortable moisture from the air.  ...  "
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" ...  My living room is so comfortable now.  ...  "
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" ...  It has also lowered our electric bill because we can keep the temperature a few degrees higher while still feeling comfortable.  ...  "
Connectivity
 11
works, via, support, power, email
+82%
-18%
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" ...  This device works well.  ...  "
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" ...  I was pleasantly surprised by tech support, both on the phone and via email.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate that's it's small and mobile.  ...  "
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" ...  This allows me to set it and control it via a smart plug.  ...  "
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" ...  Thankfully the device still "works".  ...  "
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" ...  They have also reached back to me via phone and email, and were very helpful with questions and assistance.  ...  "
Marketplace / Delivery
 10
well, quickly, fast, delivered, days
+80%
-20%
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" ...  It was delivered well packed with no damage, and worked very well from the first day.  ...  "
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" ...  I did & I received it in the mail yesterday.  ...  "
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" ...  However, this option came with a condition.  ...  "
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" ...  and it worked right of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was on time and setup was simple.  ...  "
Display
 9
screen, room, bright, shows, resolution
+56%
-44%
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" ...  He ( or she) was extremely helpful in correcting the issue by walking me a thru a reset of the digital display.  ...  "
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" ...  You can hear it click on and the display is so easy to understand.  ...  "
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" ...  Satisfied with resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed to contact customer service for a minor question, and Fiona got right back to me with a resolution.  ...  "
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" ...  The lighted display is easy to read from across the room and the unit turns off automatically when the timer runs out.  ...  "
Battery
 9
replacement, hours, unit, charge, unit free
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I wrote to customer service and Bonnie was happy to send me a new one free of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  They sent me a brand new one for no charge and it works great!  ...  "
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" ...  I emailed the company and they replied within a couple of hours!  ...  "
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" ...  She offered a couple options to find a solution and has now offered to seek replacement for the unit free of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope this thing lasts forever!  ...  "
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" ...  So, they are replacing my unit free if charge.  ...  "
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" ...  They decided to replace the unit and ship it free of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  We are expecting to receive a new replacement free of charge within the next couple of weeks!  ...  "
Software
 8
windows, full, error code, tank, sometimes
+38%
-63%
comment
" ...  We get random errors, sometimes the display is stuck at whatever the last the last thing displayed was, sometimes (usually) nothing is on there at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Less than 6 months later, the unit stopped working entirely after displaying some error code that we could never accurately troubleshoot despite reading the manual front to back because customer service never responded to our multiple attempts to reach out.  ...  "
Design
 7
sleek, size, love, attractive, compact
+100%
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" ...  Appearance and size are attractive.  ...  "
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" ...  Slides easily and looks nnice.  ...  "
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" ...  It's compact and sleek.  ...  "
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" ...  Attractive enough looking, smallish but very efficient and wuiet  ...  "
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" ...  Styling is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Its also got a sleek design that I love and the foldaway handle and swivel wheels really help to move it around easier.  ...  "
Marketplace / Product As Described
 6
works, unit, advertised
+100%
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" ...  Looks just like the picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit does as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit comes as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
Battery / Charging
 6
replacement, unit, charge, unit free, sent
+100%
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" ...  I wrote to customer service and Bonnie was happy to send me a new one free of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  They sent me a brand new one for no charge and it works great!  ...  "
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" ...  She offered a couple options to find a solution and has now offered to seek replacement for the unit free of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  So, they are replacing my unit free if charge.  ...  "
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" ...  They decided to replace the unit and ship it free of charge.  ...  "
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" ...  We are expecting to receive a new replacement free of charge within the next couple of weeks!  ...  "
Marketplace / Defective Delivery
 4
received, faulty, broken, amazon
-100%
comment
" ...  I'm hoping I just received a faulty product.  ...  "
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" ...  So, I'm thinking that a part had to have been faulty?  ...  "
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" ...  This has broken  ...  "
Cut
 4
hair, brand
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  Going to cut my loses and just buy one of the big name brand ones.  ...  "
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" ...  It would cut on but not work properly.  ...  "
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" ...  I live in the swampy part of Texas, and this just did not cut it.  ...  "
Wash
 3
tank, empty the water
+100%
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" ...  Not sure about the energy consumption, but regardless it is saving me from having to wash towels every other day.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a fine mesh filter.  ...  "
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" ...  It will automatic shutoff when full.  ...  "
Sleep
 3
noise
+100%
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" ...  It is like having a noise maker in your room to sleep better.  ...  "
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" ...  It does not disturb my sleep.  ...  "
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" ...  Made sleeping so much nicer!  ...  "
Programs
 3
turn
+100%
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" ...  This model has a timer setting that allows you to run for a certain amount of time each day, which helps with efficiency.  ...  "
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" ...  You can turn it on quite mode, if you want.  ...  "
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" ...  It works very well, and the timer makes it safe to leave unattended.  ...  "
Calling
 3
answering, understand, easy, display
+100%
comment
" ...  Throughout, they were frequently in contact with me, answering questions and were very helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  You can hear it click on and the display is so easy to understand.  ...  "
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" ...  Angela is talking with me and she is amazing solving problems, quickly answering questions!  ...  "
Cable
 3
short, hose, extension
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  It's very effective with the hose, but the tank is really small and the cord is kind of short, so plan accordingly.  ...  "
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" ...  11/03/2021 - found an extension cord that works. ... Customer service always responded to my inquiry about the cord.  ...  "

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Specifications

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Size:  78.72 meters
78.72 meters
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