Mist coning out leavs white dust all over wood work, why?
More than likely the problem is minerals in the water. Impeller and ultrasonic designs send
these minerals into the air. If the water in your area contains a lot of
minerals, you will notice them as dust.
I would suggest that if you're using well water, switch to using bottled spring water or bottled distilled water. But you'll need to flush out your humidifier first. Use a 50/50 solution of White Vinegar and water. Fill the tank about half way and run the humidifier until the tank is almost empty. You may want to do this in a garage, if you have access to one, so that the vinegar odor won't remain in the house. Once this has been accomplished, dump out any of the remaining solution and flush the unit again with bottle spring water or distilled water. That should do the trick
Even if you aren't using well water, since your water supply has a high mineral content. I would strongly encourage you to use bottled spring water or distilled water in the future. By the way, a gallon of Distilled Water cost a lot less than bottled spring water. In my area I can get a gallon of distilled water from CVS Pharmacy or Food Lion for about $1.00.
Good luck. Please let me know if this solved your problem.
Feb 07, 2011 |
Sunbeam Ultrasonic Humidifier