Thanks to the upsurge in compact dehumidifiers, anyone can now enjoy the benefits of these portable units in the bathroom, bedroom, caravan, garage, cupboard, wardrobe, workbench, or many other places in their own homes or places of work. Today we examine one of these small wonders in the Honeywell DE0101E1 Dehumidifier review.
Equipped with a three year guarantee, the water tank is 3.3L but it extracts 20 litres of water a day. You can opt to empty the water tank or use a continuous water hose. With this unit comes the option to run the model for two, four or eight hours. You also have the option to choose to run it continuously.
You may choose your personal desired humidity level setting at 50, 60, 70, or 80%. You may also opt to use the automatic mode in order to regulate moisture. The package comes with dust filters that are washable for ease of use. An innovative feature on this compact dehumidifier is that it has a handle and wheels for easy portability.
When the tank has reached its maximum water capacity, it automatically powers off. It also cuts off when the air reaches your preferred humidity level, which means you can leave it on 24/7 without worry. The interface is user friendly. It lights up and shows you the current humidity level.
Because when the power is on, the unit’s fan is constantly spinning, this dehumidifier is able to get humidity readings that are more accurate. Caveat – wait until unit has been on for two minutes before
taking a reading.
Aesthetically, the unit is pleasing, tall but thin, and available in black to complement sleek contemporary home design. The controls you may read are in the front while the water container is in the back, out of sight which also lends to pleasing aesthetics and also convenience.
The HDE020EI does what it was made to do: remove excess moisture in a hygienic way in smaller spaces in the house and work place very effectively. When you run this unit at 40% – 60% humidity, the survival time of air borne bacteria is significantly reduced.
- In humidity levels between 40 – 60%, reduces survival time of air borne bacteria
- Drain the water tank or through a continuous water hose
- Select a humidity level you desire – 50, 60, 70 or 80% or use automatic mode
- Washable air filters
- Wheels for easy portability
- Easy to use interface
- Runs a little louder than a refrigerator
- Bulkier and Heavier than other compact models
Final Thoughts on the Honeywell HDE020E1 20 Litres Dehumidifier
Final Thought: The Honeywell HDE020E1 is an excellent compact humidifier for anyone who doesn’t mind the loudness of the unit – it runs a bit louder than a refrigerator. Also, it is heavier and bulkier than most other compact models. If these inconveniences do not bother you, this unit would be a great buy for anyone who needs excess moisture removed ultra effectively.