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Vicks Warm Air Humidifier

warm air humidifierThe Vicks Warm Air Humidifier (also known as the Vicks Warm Mist Humidifier) is one of the more popular models on the market. At Amazon.com it has received 112 customer reviews (at the time of writing) - more than other warm air humidifiers - with more than 65% of these four-star or five-star reviews.

It regularly appears on the Amazon.com Best-Sellers in Humidifiers (it was Number Four at the time of writing), and it occupies tenth place in my own humidifier ratings.

According to a product description at the Vicks website:

# Pure warm moisture for soothing relief of cold and flu symptoms
# Produces pure, bacteria-free vapor
# Quiet operation
# Two settings for ideal comfort
# Night-light allows humidifier to be seen in the dark.
# Medicine cup for the addition of Vicks VapoSteam® or Kaz Inhalant
# Automatic shutoff
# Three-year warranty
# 1-gallon capacity operates up to 12 hours on a single filling

Here is an excerpt from a helpful Amazon.com customer review:

I have no complaints.

On the low setting, it's about as loud as a pot of water boiling in the next room. On the high setting, it might compete with a pot of water boiling in the same room. Every once in a while it gets a bit talkative, but that's rare and doesn't last long. I'm a light sleeper, and this unit never wakes me up.

On the low setting, a full tank of water lasts a little over 24 hours. On the high setting, it goes through in about 8 to 9 hours, perfect to run overnight.

The auto-shutoff works just fine, so i don't even bother turning it off before i leave the house.

It is a bit annoying to clean the unit, but that has a lot to do with the tap water here being less than perfectly clean. We switched to using filtered water, and now the humidifier is actually our way of knowing when to change the filter. When there's build-up on the heating element, the filter isn't working as well anymore.

The daily maintenance takes no more than a few minutes. The weekly maintenance takes longer, but that's mainly because you throw some of the pieces in to soak. It's maybe 10 minutes of effort, plus however long you want to soak the pieces.

In all, i'm very glad i purchased this unit. (And the water tank isn't nearly as blue as it looks in the picture.)

* Get the Latest Price on The Vicks Warm Air Humidifier.

See also my report Buyers Guide to the Best Humidifiers.

And for the latest information, and to see what other customers are buying, check out the following Amazon.com best-seller lists (which are updated hourly):

* Home & Garden - Best-Sellers in Humidifiers

* Health & Baby Care - Best-Sellers in Humidifiers & Vaporizers

* Health & Personal Care - Best-Sellers in Air Filtration Systems, Humidifiers & Vaporizers

* Home & Garden - Best-Sellers in Replacement Filters

March 1st, 2010

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Honeywell Warm Mist Humidifier
Honeywell Whole House Steam Humidifier
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Lasko Natural Cascade Humidifier
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