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Air/no moisture New humidifier, blows air but no moisture on any setting

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You may not see moisture come out but you can tell if the canister isn't emptying that it's not working. I have the same problem. Did you get a good answer Beth?

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The reason why you might not see the moisture coming out cause it's a cool mist humidifier. to test your humidity in your house you might want to get a humidistat which will letyou know if your getting the humidity in your room or not. now if it's a warm mist you will see it but it's a coolmist so you won't see moisture coming out.

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Is the level of water dropping? If so, the humidifier is working. If you have a cool air humidifier you won't see any steam or anything at all. You will just feel cool air. Watch the water level and see what happens.

Good Luck.

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First off, you should probably use the lowest possible setting as your house being so new, is likely pretty "air-tight" and as such, doesn't have a lot of air infiltration (gaps and drafts) hence the reason you're seeing moisture on the windows.

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Good Luck.

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