In this Optimus U-31002 1.5-Gallon Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier Review we outline why this is one of the best humidifiers out there.
Dry air is one of the most overlooked problems in our lives. We notice the symptoms caused by dry air but we usually link them to other causes. Do you ever wake up extremely thirsty with a very dry throat? Have you ever notice that the paint on your walls is starting to peel off? Does your wooden furniture seem different? Are your indoor plants starting to wilt? Believe it or not, all the things I’ve just asked you about are signs of excessive humidity in your house. To overcome all these problems, you must purchase a humidifier immediately. I strongly recommend the Optimus U-31002 1.5-Gallon Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier as it’s the best humidifier I’ve used so far.
About Optimus U-31002 1.5-Gallon Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier
Operates on an ultrasonice frequency to produce mist
Works on upto 600 sq. ft.
Has an adjustable humidistat
Turns off automatically when the water tank is empty, which helps save energy
Has a 1.1 gallon capacity
Replaces dry air by moisture. This moisture helps you feel warmer which helps cut down on heating costs in winter
Weighs 4.3 pounds
Has a permenant filter that doesn’t need replacement
How does this humidifier work?
It contains a metal object that vibrates with a high frequency (ultrasonic) forming tiny water droplets that diffuse into the atmosphere as a cool mist.
Why does it cause white dust?
Unlike humidifiers that operate by boiling water to cause vapors, this humidifier evaporates all the components of the added water including minerals and micro-organisms that may be present in the tank. These additives evaporate and settle as white dust on the surface of any nearby object.
To avoid this or atleast reduce it, distilled water must be used.
Why do I need a humidifier at all?
Dry air can cause a lot of problems that are mainly overlooked. Using a humidifier pevents/reduces:
Having a dry throat
Loss of lusture in wooden furniture
Trigerring of allergies
Prevents excessive static electricity in winter
Do I have to change the filter?
No. The Optimus U-31002 1.5-Gallon Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier comes with a premenant filter that doesn’t need to be replaced. However, it need to be rinsed whenever you’re cleaning the humidifier.
How often do I need to refill the tank?
I refill it on a daily basis. However, when the water tank is empty is shows a red indicator light.
Is it hard to clean?
Is it hard to clean?
Not at all. You just need to rinse the filter every one in a while and wash the water tank after a few fillings, making sure to wipe it’s base with a clean cloth.
When is it best to start using this humidifier?
It can be used al year long. However, dryness is known to increase during winter when we use heaters excessively. Heaters are known to increase dry air. This humidifier also helps you cut down on the heating costs as it provides humidity that makes you feel warmer.
Is this humidifier worth the price?
Yes, definitely. Plus, you will not find a better ultrasonic humidifier at this price and with all these features. This humidifier is both efficient and affordable.
Pros and cons of Optimus U-31002 1.5-Gallon Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier
Doesn’t require filter replacement as it uses a permenant filter
Humidifies a large space
Has an automatic shut off option when the water tank is empty
Gives an indicator light when the water tank is empty so you can refill it
Has a transparent tank that allows you to watch the water level as you refill
Has a ceramic filter that guarantees a clean environment
Has an optional night light
Easy to fill
Easy to clean
Produces white dust. This can be overcome by using distilled water
Tank leakage may occur
Other user guides according to the Optimus U-31002 1.5-Gallon Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier review:
Add a bacteriostat to the water to obtain a germ-free healthy moisture
Use distilled water to prevent accumulation of white dust
The Optimus U-31002 1.5-Gallon Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier is the best and most affordable ultrasonic humidifier and it keeps my air passages clear and moist and makes my breathing easier and cleaner.