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    Does dehumidifier shut off automatically once humidity level is reached?   (11 Answers)

    dehumidifier auto shutoff

    By Anonymous May 10, 2015.

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      Hello Frigidaire Shopper! Thank you for inquiry. When operation of the dehumidifier is being controlled by the humidistat (humidity sensor) the compressor stops operating when the programmed level of relative humidity is achieved. In order to sense any increase in relative humidity, and restart the compressor accordingly, the air must be sampled. To obtain the air sample the fan must operate to draw air into the unit. This is achieved by having the fan run continuously. We do hope this information is of assistance. If you have any additional questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact us directly or by resubmitting a question on this Q&A website. -Kind Regards-

      By FrigidaireSupport May 11, 2015.

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    What does it mean that "installation" is required for this product?   (11 Answers)

    By Jacob June 14, 2015.

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      The only thing I can see regarding extra installation would be connecting the optional drain hose connection and running a line to a floor drain. That accessory is included but is completely optional as you can use the internal reservoir and empty it manually once it is full.

      By Nigglez June 30, 2015.

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      Hi - I need a dehumidifier for an approximately 400 square foot basement - which has your typical musty basement odors. It's a finished basement - which I use for watching TV (it serves as a den). Should I purchase the 30-pint or the 50-pint? Thanks!   (5 Answers)

      By Linz July 9, 2017.

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        Hello Linz! A 30 pint dehumidifier will help remove moisture out of a 400 square foot basement. However, the smaller the dehumidifier the more often you may need to drain the bucket. We hope this information is helpful to you. –Thanks!-

        By FrigidaireSupport July 12, 2017.

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      What is the square footage coverage   (9 Answers)

      By Anonymous July 6, 2015.

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        My basement is about 1100 sft. Humidity level is kept at 50% and it works great!

        By LAS1107 July 25, 2015.

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        I live in Houston where it's very humid with high heat indexes. Will this make the indoor ambient air temperature feel cooler?   (5 Answers)

        By TexasGulfCoast July 6, 2016.

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          for sure. I live in florida with the same problem

          By Jody September 2, 2016.

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          Will this work at cool basement temps with out freeze up   (11 Answers)

          Does the unit have a defrost mode

          By Mjk May 17, 2015.

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            yes it has a defrost mode

            By lovetv June 1, 2015.

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            Will the unit start running again by itself if the power has failed and been restored?   (4 Answers)

            By Anonymous August 17, 2016.

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              Hey Frigidaire Shopper! We have reviewed the dehumidifier FFAD5033R1 and after a power outage, the appliance will memorize the last setting. Once the power has been restored the dehumidifier will return to the previous setting. We hope this information is helpful to you. –Thanks!-

              By FrigidaireSupport August 19, 2016.

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            Will it prevent molds from growing?   (10 Answers)

            I've been doing a lot of research about dehumidifier that can prevent molds from growing. I have a room that grows molds during winter. Will this product help me prevent a mold from growing again?

            By FMOLDS October 4, 2015.

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              Any reduction in humidity can help reduce the possibility of mold. You will have to clean up the existing mold using white vinegar or it will just spread.

              By Hookedondvds November 20, 2015.

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              If this is a 50 pint dehumidifier why does the specs say 25.   (2 Answers)

              By mark May 18, 2016.

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                Hey Mark! We apologize for any misinformation located on the website for the dehumidifier FFAD5033R1. It will remove 50 pints of water a day in the space it is installed. Hopefully this information helps you in your search for a new dehumidifier. –Thanks!-

                By FrigidaireSupport May 19, 2016.

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              Is this a quiet unit?   (10 Answers)

              By Jason April 19, 2016.

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                Hello Jason! The dehumidifier FFAD5033R1 will produce up to 51 decibels on a high level. To assure minimal noise from the dehumidifier we would recommend making sure that it is leveled. Hopefully this information is helpful to your shopping experience. –Thanks!-

                By FrigidaireSupport April 21, 2016.

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