Top 5 Best Warm Mist Humidifiers


Stadler Form FRED Humidifier

Vicks Warm Mist Humidifier with Auto Shut-Off, 1 Gallon, Model V745A

BONECO Steam Humidifier S450

Honeywell HWM705B Filter Free Warm Moisture Humidifier

Vicks V790 Germ-Free Warm Mist Humidifier

Humidifier

Stadler Form Fred

Vicks V745

Boneco S450

Honeywell HWM705B

Vicks V790

Coverage (Sq ft / m2)

430 / 40

400 / 37

860 / 80

250 / 23

300 / 28

Price

Humidifier Technology

Vaporizer

Vaporizer

Vaporizer

Vaporizer

Vaporizer

Type of humidifier

Warm mist

Warm mist

Warm mist

Warm mist

Warm mist

Moisture output per 24h (Gallons/liters)

2 / 7.6

2 / 7.6

3.5 / 13.2

1 / 3.8

2.4 / 9.1

Tank size (gallons/liters)

0.95 / 3.6

1 / 3.8

2 / 7.6

1 / 3.8

2 / 7.6

Run time per tank

11 hours

12 hours

12 hours

24 hours

20 hours

Removable tank

Water refill indicator

Humidistat

Humidity range

20% – 90%

40% – 60%

Humidity display

Mist output control

Control type

Manual

Manual

Electronic

Manual

Manual

Programmable timer

Automatic safety shutoff

Carrying handle

Casters

Remote control

Filters

Filter price

Filter cleaning and (or) replace

Germ protection

Demineralization cartridge

Noise level

26dB

Gentle noise

35dB

Quiet

Noticeable fan sound

Energy usage (max)

300W

246W

480W

260W

250W

Voltage

120V

120V

120V

120V

120V

Size (inches / centimeters)

Height: 10.5 / 26.5

Width: 14.3 / 36

Depth: 14.3 / 36

Height: 14.2 / 36

Width: 12 / 30.5

Depth: 7.9 / 20

Height: 13.2 / 33.5

Width: 9.5 / 24

Depth: 14 / 35.5

Height: 12 / 30.5

Width: 10.5 / 26.5

Depth: 6.2 / 16

Height: 13.6 / 34.5

Width: 16 / 40.5

Depth: 12.3 / 31

Weight (pounds / kg)

7.9 / 3.6

4.7 / 2.1

10 / 4.5

5 / 2.3

9.5 / 4.3

Warranty

1 year limited

1 year

3 year limited

3 years limited

3 years limited

Pros

+Attractive design

+Various colors

+Simple pushbutton LED control panel

+Variable output settings

+Refill indicator

+External steam pipe

+Anti-limescale magic ball

+Effective warms up the room nicely

+Easy to refill, easy cleaning

+Inexpensive

+No filters

+Stylish design

+Digital touch controls, display

+Display dimmer

+Auto mode, eco mode, and manual mode

+9-hour timer

+Wtaer refill indicator, cleaning indicator, humidistat, mist output control

+Anti-mineral pad

+Decalcification mode

+Flat bottom removable tank with handles

+Well designed

+Strong handle for water tank

+Medicine cup for added relief when used with liquid inhalants

+Easy to fill water

+Refill light

+No filters

+2 tanks each 1 gallon

+Large moisture output

+Easy to refill and clean

+Do not have to shut off to refill

+Mist output control

+Medicine cup

+Mineral absorber pads

+UV light kills bacterias

Cons

Quite a small tank

May become very hot

Quite big size

Uses a lot of power

Only 2 comfort settings

Uses a lot of power

Output is vertical

Need regular cleaning

Have to replace anti-mineral pads every 2-4 weeks

A bit louder than the ultrasonic humidifiers

High energy usage

The mist floats straight up out of the top

Only 2-speed settings could be more

Before refilling the water have to wait for it to cool down

Makes a bubbling sound

Very bright LED power light

Low boiling noise

Have to clean very often

Overall Rating (max 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.1 / 5)

(4.2 / 5)

(4.2 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

15% Price/performance

(4.5 / 5)

(5 / 5)

(3.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

5% Design

(5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

35% Performance

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(5 / 5)

15% Features

(4 / 5)

(3.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

10% Noise level

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

Conclusions, recommendations

 


Stadler form logo

Stadler Form Fred has an attractive design, various colors available. Simple pushbutton LED control panel, variable output settings, refill indicator, external steam pipe, anti-limescale magic ball.


Vicks logo

Vicks V745 is effective, warms up the room nicely. Easy to refill, easy cleaning. Inexpensive and has no filters.


Boneco logo

Boneco S450 has a stylish design, digital touch controls, display, display dimmer, auto mode, eco mode and manual mode, 9-hour timer, water refill indicator, cleaning indicator, humidistat, mist output control, anti-mineral pad, decalcification mode. Flat bottom removable tank with handles.


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Honeywell HWM705B is well designed, it has a strong handle for a water tank, medicine cup, refill light. Easy to fill water. Has no filters.


Vicks logo

Vicks V790 has 2 tanks each 1 gallon, large moisture output, mist output control, medicine cup, mineral absorber pad, UV light. Easy to refill and clean. Don’t have to shut off to refill.


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