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Filter changing the filters showed 'change' in three days.................I am not going to change them again if it reads 'change' in anything less than two months or so..this is ridiculous... it cost me at least 10 dollars for new filters!

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I had the manual..phamplet and didn
t know I had it It was attached to the bill.........it's so small, you don't think it's anything..but it's the manual!

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Changed wicks and change wick light is still on. how to reset?


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Why ismy Essick humidifier registering over 20 on the humidity level. I have changed the filters several times using high end filters?? I also have wet the filters


Sorry to ask, for clarification is this a dehumidifier or a humidifier? Do you want to add water to your air or take water out of your air. A reading of 20 for a humidifier sounds pretty good to me. I didn't know there were filters on a humidifier, I thought most of the time you just filled the tank with distilled water, it got heated and vapor came out. I guess a filter to keep airborne bacteria from floating into the water tank would make some sense, maybe a water filter to pre-filter the water going into your humidifier, but I don't think any filter is your problem. If you are trying to remove water from your air, then a dehumidifier is needed and you just have to empty the tank when it's full.

Feb 19, 2015 | Essick Air Humidifiers

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How and when do i clean the filter


I assume when you say FILTER-- you mean the wicking pad, right?
This is the pad that absorbs the water, and rotates into the path of the air stream- thus increasing the humidity in the room..

I just did a quick search on the internet, and I came across a review on this humidifier--- Here is what she says:

Usually we start running it in late October. It is December now and we have bought THREE pads already this year. One pad should last at least for the few months we use it each year.

If you are fussy, you might want to change it 2 or 3 times in a winter-- others might last thru the whole winter-- Obviously it will have less mold, and will evaporate better, the more often you change it.

Mack B

Jan 19, 2011 | Essick Air MA0800 Humidifier

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Can you tell me what filter the Vicks Warm Mist V745A 1 Gallon Humidifier takes?


did you figure out the filter? there is a filter there when you take it apart but it doesn't say anything in the manuel about changing a filter. let me know if you figured it out. thanks

Mar 06, 2010 | Vicks Warm Mist V745A 1 Gallon Humidifier

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How do I change the filter, (Holmes hm7204 Humidifier) Where does it go?


REPLACING THE FILTERS
Through normal use, waterborne minerals and sediment
become trapped in the wick filters. The harder your
water, the greater the amount of minerals in the water,
and the more often you will be able to monitor the life of
your filters in your humidifier.
You will be able to monitor the life of the filters in your
humidifier by checking the FilterCheck® Indicator. After
60 minutes of use, FilterCheck® Indicator will move and
indicate your filters condition. New filters will register in
the section reading Good filter. After frequent use of your
humidifier, the FilterCheck® Indicator will let you know
when the filters need to be changed, see Figure 2.
When the needle is in the CHANGE section, this means the
proper amount of moisture is not getting into your air due
to the excessive minerals and sediment that have become
trapped on your filters. At this point, you should replace your
filters. It is important to change your filters as
indicated to obtain stated performance level.
To replace the filter, follow the steps below:
1. Turn the unit off and disconnect from the electrical
outlet.
2. Remove the tank and main housing to access the base.
3. Remove the wick holder from the base of the humidifier.
4. Remove each individual wick and discard. Do not
remove rivet, replacement wicks come equipped with
rivets for easy replacement.
5. Follow the weekly cleaning instructions.
6. Insert new filters into each section of the wick holder
making sure the rivet attaches to the wick holder
securely.
7. Do not use wicks without rivets as this will not
produce the units intended output.
8. Replace the wick holder into the base and replace
main housing and then tank.
9. Repeat Operating Instructions.
It will take about 30 minutes for the humidifier to reach
maximum output.
Cheers!

Feb 14, 2010 | Holmes Products Cool Mist HM7204-U...

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Filter


The filter panel may be replaced from the top or bottom but it's less hassle to replace from the bottom because the top tray retains a small amount of water and also because you must be mindful of working around the feed tube assembly. Also, when replacing the filter panel, clean both trays (requires removing both trays, water feed tube and drain tube) and drain tube ... use a 8 water -1 bleach diluted solution or other anti-bacterial solution and wipe the trays and pour some into the removed drain tube (not the feed tube!) and shake it up a bit. Be careful though as you do not want bleach solution getting in your eyes, nor on your skin and clothes!

Jan 21, 2009 | General Filters 1042-LH Humidifier

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Filters show change in two days


depending on your water that might be a possibility. if you have really hard water that can take a toll on your filters very quickly. if you have soft water they shouldn't go that much. now if you let it run 24/7 with the hard water that is very high that the filters would go out. if you don't have hard water please let me know and i'll see what else i can do.

Mar 09, 2008 | Bionaire BCM7204-U 3 Gallon Humidifier

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Algae


If you are running water through at a great rate algae wont have time to grow.

Try cleaning it out with bleach to kill the exsisting algae.
Change your filter, this would contaminate it and you don't want to be spreading that in the air you breath,
Then adjust so that more humidity is needed. This way it should run through water faster and spend less time sitting with still water in it.

Good Luck.

Feb 21, 2008 | Hunter 32501 Humidifier

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Hunter humidifer


I dont know why your humidifier is spitting water out.

But it sounds like you need to clean the unit and install a new filter. Once the filter becomes used, the humidifier won't work as well. Less water will be used because the clogged filter can't hold as much. Once you replace the filter, your water consumption should go back up and you should feel a difference in your home again.

Good Luck.

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Kenmore 15408 Humidifier How to Reset CF


Per the owner's manual, you simply unplug your device for 30 seconds. Upon plugging it back in, the CF notification should be cleared.

This assumes you have also changed the filter, of course.

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