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Just purchased this product and we are having difficulty figuring out the best setting so that the unit will shut off and on. It seems to only run continious. The model no. is VK0025000CURNPF735A0794 SERIAL NO. NPF735A0794. We are using it in our basement that is approximately 600 sq. ft. We have the humidity level set at 55 % on low fan speed. How can we get it to shut off and on and not run continuiously? Thanks

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When a humidifier is first placed into service depending on the environment you placed it in, it can take up to a week to actually shut off.
Think about this...
Q? Why did you buy the unit in the first place?
Ans. Area you want to use it in is damp.

So the NEW humidifier has to really work hard to remove moisture from everything in the space.
Furiniture, structure to include cement floors and walls. This can take a very very long time initially. If there is a sump pump in the basement the humidifier needs to be placed quite a distance from the sump area. If the structure foundation and walls are allowing water seepage into the basement it may NEVER shut off.

If it does not shut off after several days. Move the unit to a small room upstairs that you can place it in and close the door just to test to see if the unit will cycle on and off. If it cycles on and off in a small room you may want to inspect your basement foundation and check for plumbing problems.

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Kelly

Posted on May 22, 2011

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