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Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier Customer Reviews

 
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Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier
 
4.5

(based on 84 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (56)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (18)
  • Quiet (12)
  • Compact (9)
  • Energy efficient (6)
  • Lightweight (6)

Cons

  • Awkward water pan (9)

Best Uses

  • Summer humidity (14)
  • Dank basement (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Homeowner (21), Avid do-it-yourselfer (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (21)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

So far, so good

We use the product in our basement, where we had problems with buckling floors before the use of dehumidifiers. We need it in the summers, when the air is humid, whereas it usually...Read complete review

We use the product in our basement, where we had problems with buckling floors before the use of dehumidifiers. We need it in the summers, when the air is humid, whereas it usually does not need to run in our dry winters.
So far, the product works well and keeps the humidity at the desired level. One feature I really like is the display of the current humidity. Emptying the bucket manually is fairly easy, and it is convenient that there are not any cover-parts that obstruct the water when pouring it out (had that problem with previous products).
The only disadvantage I discovered so far is that it increases the temperature in the room when it is running frequently, thus I took one star away in the rating.
This is our third dehumidifier in our house in 6 1/2 years and so far it worked well through the first summer. However, so did our previous ones - the problems usually come after 2-3 years. So I hope it will not fail us as quickly as our previous ones.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Works well but...

I bought this unit based on reader reviews even though it is a somewhat pricey dehumidifier.
The last dehumidifier I bought only lasted two or three years so decided to try a more...Read complete review

I bought this unit based on reader reviews even though it is a somewhat pricey dehumidifier.
The last dehumidifier I bought only lasted two or three years so decided to try a more expensive one in the hope it would last longer.
While this unit does lower the humidity in my basement to the desired level and maintain it there; the anti-freeze function does not seem to work properly.
The tempature in my basement throughout the summer was 75 to 80 degrees farenheit yet this unit was constantly going into "thaw out" mode.
It works well besides that; although it spends a LOT of time with the compressor off and the fan on high to de-thaw the non-frozen device.

Reviewed by 84 customers

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4.0

Great product and performance

By Road runner

from sulphur la

About Me Handyman, Homeowner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Effective
  • Lightweight
  • Quiet

Cons

  • Awkward Water Pan

Best Uses

    Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

    does a great job I like it It does a good job in my shop.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Humidity Reduction

    By Ratso

    from Portland, Oregon

    About Me Homeowner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

    • Awkward Water Pan

    Best Uses

      Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

      This unit effectively keeps humidity down in our basement when the furnace is not running very often!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      So far, so good

      By Joe Dancer

      from Near Worcester, MA

      About Me Homeowner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Effective

      Cons

      • Increases Temperature

      Best Uses

      • Dank Basement
      • Summer Humidity

      Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

      We use the product in our basement, where we had problems with buckling floors before the use of dehumidifiers. We need it in the summers, when the air is humid, whereas it usually does not need to run in our dry winters.
      So far, the product works well and keeps the humidity at the desired level. One feature I really like is the display of the current humidity. Emptying the bucket manually is fairly easy, and it is convenient that there are not any cover-parts that obstruct the water when pouring it out (had that problem with previous products).
      The only disadvantage I discovered so far is that it increases the temperature in the room when it is running frequently, thus I took one star away in the rating.
      This is our third dehumidifier in our house in 6 1/2 years and so far it worked well through the first summer. However, so did our previous ones - the problems usually come after 2-3 years. So I hope it will not fail us as quickly as our previous ones.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      My Dehumidifier Review

      By The codfish lady

      from Littleton, Colo.

      About Me Homeowner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Effective
      • Quiet

      Cons

      • Works Very Well

      Best Uses

      • Dank Basement
      • Summer Humidity

      Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

      I have a lot of fish tanks in my basement. The dehumidifier works great!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Would buy again

      By Tennis girl

      from Winston-Salem, NC

      About Me Homeowner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Effective
      • Energy Efficient
      • On Rollers Easy To Move
      • Relatively quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dank Basement
        • Summer Humidity

        Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

        It serves the purpose that I purchased it for efficiently and effectively.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again

        By Lowroad

        from Charleston SC

        About Me Carpenter Mechanic, Homeowner, Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Effective
        • The Product Performs Well

        Cons

        • Awkward Water Pan

        Best Uses

        • Summer Humidity
        • Work Shop Storage Space

        Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

        Product in service in a 1300 sf shop and performs well at keeping humidity below 50% in the summer months. Unit tends to freeze up in the colder months but still controls humidity.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        I did buy a second unit.

        By Mom

        from Michigan

        About Me Homeowner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

              Very pleased with the first unit we bought and use in our basement. It is very efficient. This helped our decision to purchase a second unit to use in our second home's crawlspace.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              Very Satisfied!

              By Susan

              from Alabama

              About Me Homeowner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Quiet

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

                  The machine works great for the price. I was pleasantly suprised at how effectivley it works.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Comfort-Aire Dehumidifier

                  By Grandpa

                  from Harvard, IL

                  About Me Handyman, Homeowner

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • Lightweight
                  • Quiet

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Dank Basement
                    • Summer Humidity

                    Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

                    I use it in the basement to prevent mold and deterioation of books and papers that I store there. So far, it works perfectly. I have a discharge hose going into a sump pump hole.

                     
                    4.0

                    This unit has performed efficiently

                    By Ben

                    from Fletcher, NC

                    About Me Homeowner

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Effective
                    • Energy Efficient
                    • Lightweight
                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                    • Nothing Negative

                    Best Uses

                    • Summer Humidity

                    Comments about Comfort-Aire BHD-701-H Dehumidifier:

                    I have two of these units in a large basement. My original unit was defective but the replacement and the newer one have performed extremely well.

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