Crusty, Moldy, Smelly Humidifer?
Smelly, crusty and moldy humidifiers are difficult to clean and unhealthy. The best way to reduce mold and crust is to use distilled water. Pure Water distillers produce 99.9% contaminant free water. Humidifiers are an excellent way to soothe sore throats during cold and flu season. They also can make your room feel a little warmer and improve sleep during colder winter months. Wouldn’t it make sense to breathe in fresh clean water vapor?
Why Does My Humidifier Smell Bad?
Yuck! You know the smell. Humidifiers are the perfect breeding ground for mold and mildew. If you don’t clean your humidifier or add fresh water daily, you may be making things worse. Tap water might be helping mold enter your living areas and sleeping areas. This can make allergies and asthma worse. It’s important to clean and maintain your humidifier according to the manufacturers instructions to protect yourself and your loved ones.
How Do I Clean My Humidifier?
Clean your humidifier often and follow instructions that came with it. Some vaporizers are cleaned with bleach or vinegar, depending on the unit. If the humidifier has a removable tank and does not have electric parts, it can be usually be cleaned with a little bleach and water. Be careful to rinse out all bleach before the next use. For electrical parts, proceed carefully. Some manufacturers tell you to soak specific parts partly in a vinegar and water solution to help break down hard water buildup. Never submerge electrical parts in water, bleach or vinegar. You should always use the humidifiers manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning and you can usually find the manual on the manufacturer’s website if you’ve lost the original manual.
Why Should I Use Distilled Water in My Humidifier?
Do you like cleaning and scrubbing your humidifier? Most people have better things to do. Using distilled water reduces the time you will spend cleaning because it does not introduce hard water minerals or bacteria. Most importantly, if you read the user’s manual for your humidifier, it is highly likely that the manufacturer recommends the use of distilled water!
Where Do I Buy Distilled Water?
While you can buy distilled water at the store, having a Pure Water distiller at home provides you with a consistent supply of clean water for use in humidifiers, essential oil diffusers, irons, CPAP machines, and other mechanical devices that require distilled water. But, did you know that vapor distilled water is perfect for drinking too? It is free from pollution and contaminants like nitrates, arsenic, uranium, microplastics, and much more. Forget about bottled water that can cost upwards of 0.46¢ a bottle and creates tons of plastic waste. Instead, use a convenient home water distiller that produces fresh, clean water for about 0.02¢ a glass.
Distilled water is absolutely the best water for your humidifier. Your humidifier will require less upkeep, smell better, and it may extend the life of your machine. It is also healthier as it will not release mold or mineral dust into the air. Keep yourself and your family healthy by using distilled water in your humidifier.
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The Convenience of Distilled Water at Home
Looking for delicious healthy drinking water too? Have your own supply of distilled water with one of our amazing home water distillers. Distilled water can be used for clean, fresh drinking water, ice, cooking, baby formula, plants, pets, for irons, humidifiers, and much more. Say no to bottled water and plastic waste and protect yourself and your family from known and unknown contaminants.
Other Uses for Distilled Water
Distilled water is the best drinking water, but it also has so many other fantastic uses! Get the most out of your distilled water by making sure you use it for ice, coffee, tea, baby formula, humidifiers, irons and so much more.