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PureGuardian - Ultrasonic 0.21-Gal. Cool Mist Humidifier - White/Smoked Gray-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.2 out of 5 stars with 164 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great humidifier!

    Posted
    Christa
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    My family and I just moved to Alaska a few months ago and about two months after getting here our 3 year old daughter got a nasty upper respiratory infection. I started looking for a humidifier for her room. I looked at several different stores and found this one. I read the reviews and decided I would buy this one. I paid for it online and picked it up from the store that same day. It was super easy! Right when we got home I set it up in her room. That was the first night in almost a week she didn't wake up coughing. I had three different humidifiers at our old house in Nebraska and hated all three of them. I absolutely love this one though! This one doesn't leak and keeps her room at the right level of humidity. It's super quiet and you can choose to have the light on or off. I choose to leave it off because it's too bright for her to sleep with. She's been completely better for a little over a month and I still have it running every night in her room to keep the air moist. It was a little smaller than I thought it would be, but the size worked out perfectly. I fill it up every night before she goes to sleep and within the 10 or 11 hours that she is asleep is goes through all the water. That's in the lower setting (you can pick from two settings). I like that it uses all the water over night so there is no standing water just sitting in there. It hasn't started to get stinky or anything and all I've done is rinse it out so far. I would definitely recommend this to anyone!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great little humidifier

    Posted
    Susan
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    This unit had everything I was looking for & the size was perfect. I don't have a lot of extra space in my bedroom so the fact that this could fit on my nightstand was a major plus and it also has the auto shut off which is something that I wanted. I had an older vaporizer that would be dry in the morning and still running and that one held probably 3 times the amount of water that this one does. I've only had this for a couple of days but I'm already in love with it. The first night I slept with it I noticed a major decrease in the morning congestion & after night 2, the congestion seems to be gone. I have nasty allergies so I really need all the help I can get. This does the trick. Its gone for 10 hours on the low setting and still had some water in it the next morning. I did try putting it on the high setting last night and since its only about a foot from my bed, the sheets in the area where it was aimed felt damp when I rolled over on them so I put it back to low and no problem after that. So far that's the only drawback that I've seen. I'm thinking about picking up another unit to put in the living room. If you are looking for a smaller nighttime use humidifier, I would highly recommend this one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Okay, but not perfect

    Posted
    FrugalPerfectionist
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    WHAT I LIKE: The tank is light and small, so it is very easy to carry the tank around to fill it with water. The base is small, so I can put it anywhere, even on a small table or chair. You get to choose to turn the light on or off. ============================ WHAT I DON'T LIKE: Sometimes it does not work after refilling. To solve this, I either need to empty out the water in the base before putting the tank back on (which works all the time), or give the whole thing a little shake (which works sometimes). I see orange mildew around the central tube, and it's not that easy to clean as the surface is not flat. The tank is tinted so it is hard to see if there is mold inside. I wish it can last just a couple more hours, as our baby sleeps for just more than 10.5 to 11 hours.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Simple Yet Effective

    Posted
    JTVL
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    One of my kids had a cold/cough. Humidifiers help alleviate some of the symptoms. After a week of constant hacking, I shuffled off to BestBuy to grab this baby. There are more expensive alternatives (Like the Dyson - which is awesome), but I figure you can buy 1 of these every year for the next 10 years for the price of one Dyson. No manual needed. Fill up the tank, plug it in, and start pressing buttons to vary the steam output and turn the lights on and off. My kid likes the night light feature; It's soothing apparently. Super quiet at the lowest setting, but even at MAX, the gentle hum is barely discernible. It works, and lasts all night.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not worth it

    Posted
    Kyle
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    I cannot believe this has as many good reviews as it does. I bought this for my bedroom, and it worked alright for a couple of weeks. By alright, I mean that it would occasionally not produce any vapor, but I could get it to work again by draining and refilling it. But after a few weeks it stopped working all together. I tried the mild acid (diluted vinegar) rinse suggested in the instructions, but it didn't help. Now it might as well be a paperweight. It failed just after the Best Buy return window, and the manufacturer's warranty period (of course), so I'm stuck with it. I would definitely not recommend this to anyone.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works as advertised

    Posted
    eetm214
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    I needed a small unit for a bedroom since the having the heat on in the winter made the air so dry. This little unit fit nicely on top of the dresser. You will have to refill it every night as it seems that on the low setting, it will last about 9-10 hours. The high/low settings with/without the night light feature are nice to have. The unit is quiet, although if you are very sensitive to sound you may hear a bubble now and again, but it wasn't anything that disturbed my sleep. Bottom line: it does the job it advertises.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice inexpensive humidifier

    Posted
    Cory
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    Bought two of these because my son and wife suffer from nose bleeds when it gets too dry in the house. I had to work on one of them to get it to produce a mist, but the other one is still working great. Turns out, cleaning the ultrasonic disc is needed from time to time, just didn't expect it to be after the first night. But at least i learned a lesson and they both are working great. They are also pretty quiet, which is nice when you are trying to sleep.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice little humidifier

    Posted
    scrapbooker
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    I bought this humidifier to use in the winter months when the house is dry from the furnace heat. It is a great size for a nightstand and is very easy to use. There are 2 speeds and there is a night light feature that would be great in a child's room as well. Only 4 stars because if I use it on the high setting, which I prefer, the water runs out and the humidifier shuts off before I wake up (less than 8 hours). On low it will run the entire night (8+ hours).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great little humidifier

    Posted
    meeskay
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    This is a great little humidifier that does a large job. The small footprint of it is wonderful so it doesn't take up a lot of room. Easy to fill and operate. The auto-shut off is nice if it runs out of water. I used this to replace a large gallon-tank size humidifier. I think the mist output is much finer than what the larger predecessor put out. I don't use the nightlight feature on it, but it's cool that it has it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for a single room

    Posted
    EngineerForLife
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    I bought this to hold me over until a bigger unit got to my house, and continued using this one in my bedroom, monitoring the humidity with a separate gauge. You will need to buy distilled water, but with as inexpensive as this is, and a gallon of water will last 4-6 days, then the less than a dollar you spend on the water once to twice a week makes up for it. For a one-room application, good buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very good humidifier

    Posted
    LCGN
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    I had another humidifier before, but the mist was very low and after 3 weeks it stopped working. This one is perfect for an office and it lasts 8 hours on the high mist position, exactly what I need for work. It's very quiet and so far it works very well. This is the perfect size for a small room, not too small, not too big. I am really satisfied with this purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Small but decent

    Posted
    jr18
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    If you run this on low it will last through the night but will only make a small difference in a standard size bedroom. This model should be put on a night stand next to a bed. If you are trying to add humidity to an entire room purchase a larger model. It's easy enough to clean, quiet and I like that you can turn all of the lights off on it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Not too bad

    Posted
    Elysse8
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    We've been using this humidifier everyday for a couple of days now and so far it's not too bad. I have a hygrometer in my room that checks my room's humidity and it bumps my humidity a little bit but not too much. We usually set the humidifier before we sleep and lasts overnight. Then we routinely refill it every night before we sleep.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So easy to use, a 97 year old can use it!

    Posted
    Corralkeeper
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    I bought this for my mother who is 97 and doing great. It was easy to set up and I showed her how to refill and use it. She caught on fast and has been using it now for several weeks. It's simple to use and also lightweight and can be moved from one room to another pretty easily. The nightlight is a nice feature too. Highly recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Extremely helpful

    Posted
    eeeezy7988
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    During the winter months my sinuses can get pretty bad. This humidifier has been extremely helpful. I needed a simple device to make my bedroom a little easier to sleep in. This did exactly that. I chose this device because it had no unnecessary frills. I just put water in, and it does the rest.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Affordable, does the trick

    Posted
    Shan
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    Moved from a place that was steam heat to dry electric heat. Easy to set up, nightlight is nice while getting ready for bed, quiet, and effective for one bedroom. The only gripe I have is sometimes it takes a try or two to get the steam to come out when refilled, but it hasn't failed me in two months.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Small but efficient

    Posted
    SWgal106
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    I researched a larger model by this company but it wasn't available. I decided to try the smaller one & it works great. No messing with filters. I use it in the bedroom overnight-- you do have to refill it each night but that way there's no standing water to worry about.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice small unit for the bedroom.

    Posted
    GoldenGirl
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    It works great and it is so quiet that my husband has asked me if it is on. I use it on high and it always runs out of water by 6 a.m. so you have to be willing to fill it every night or you might want to buy a bigger unit.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Ehhhh

    Posted
    StickDad
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    We really like the efficiency of this small - room humidifier. Perfect for a 10x10 room. Then, it stopped working a few days in. We returned and got a no-hassle replacement. Unfortunately, e few weeks later, this one stopped working as well. :-(

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Decent

    Posted
    OBone
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    It is a decent product for the price. We've used almost nightly for a month. No problems. It doesn't cover as wide an area as we'd like but it's small. The light can get bright during the night, so we've had to wrap with towels (to block light).

    I would recommend this to a friend