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PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier Customer Reviews

 
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PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier
 
4.3

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (14)
  • Effective water removal (14)
  • Large water bucket (10)
  • Quiet (7)
  • Compact (6)

Cons

  • Noisy (8)

Best Uses

  • Basement (8)
  • Single room (4)
  • Summer humidity (4)
  • Multi-room (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Homeowner (11), Renter (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (14)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Value!

Never had a continuous fan before and was concerned at first. However, this unit is quiet!! I have had other dehumidifiers and when the units turn on, not only do you hear...Read complete review

Never had a continuous fan before and was concerned at first. However, this unit is quiet!! I have had other dehumidifiers and when the units turn on, not only do you hear the fan, but the extremely noisy refrigeration unit that removes the moisture. That is the real noise of other units!!! You can barely tell when this unit's compressor turns on! I find the continuous fan a plus in having better air distribution, more accurate humidity monitoring and moisture removal. Great unit and that means super value! Perhaps the ideal unit to perfectly please everyone is to provide a setting option for the fan to run continuously or when the humidistat calls for moisture removal? By the way, I love the auto feature that chooses the most efficient fan setting. Overall, great features, technology, etc. so I am happy!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Works but issues

This dehumidifier does remove water but it will not drain via the hose, only into the bucket. I tried contacting the manufacturer via the email and phone numbers in the manual but they would...Read complete review

This dehumidifier does remove water but it will not drain via the hose, only into the bucket. I tried contacting the manufacturer via the email and phone numbers in the manual but they would never return my calls/emails. Sylvane did offer to refund my money so I give them credit for that. I would treat this as a throw away item as if you ever need a part or support from PrimeAire you will not get it. My suggestion is to buy a known name brand and that way you will get some product support once it breaks or does not work correctly.

Reviewed by 33 customers

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4.0

Satisfied Customer

By Rich.

from Louisville,Ohio

About Me Homeowner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Effective Water Removal

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

      Have large basement. Took humidity level from 50% down to 30% within matter af days. Very satisfied.

       
      5.0

      would buy again

      By jboy

      from neptune,n.j.

      About Me Homeowner, Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Effective Water Removal
      • Energy Efficient
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Basement

        Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

        very efficient,removes all moisture from basement.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        4.0

        It runs well and does what it is suppose

        By Nancy1105

        from Deming, NM

        About Me Homeowner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Effective Water Removal
        • Large Water Bucket
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Whole House

          Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

          You must make sure the bucket is in correctly, otherwise it goes over the handle and you will have a problem with the water that isw inside of it. Over flowing.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          2.0

          would NOT buy this brand again !!

          By MUSICMAN

          from Spring Lake, Michigan

          About Me Homeowner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Effective Water Removal
          • Large Water Bucket

          Cons

          • Noisy
          • Not Energy Efficient

          Best Uses

          • Basement

          Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

          1st one I bought failed after 6 months use--2nd one is working so far, but is noisy--if or when the warranty runs out & this one fails, I'll try another brand---

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Dehumidifier

          By Mme0717

          from Massapequa, NY

          About Me Homeowner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Effective Water Removal
          • Energy Efficient
          • Large Water Bucket
          • Quiet

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Basement
            • Summer Humidity

            Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

            The unit is easy to set up. It's fairly quiet, extremely efficient. Great value. I am very pleased.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great stuff!

            By steve

            from new york, ny

            Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

            Works really well. Basement is bone dry.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Working good

            By Richard

            from Sweetwater,tn.

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

                  Seems to be working great. Hopefully for many years

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Like product

                  By Richard

                  from Sweetwater,tn.

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

                        Dehumidifier is talking moisture out of basement.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Works as advertised

                        By Orka

                        from Plymouth, IN

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Adjustable controls
                        • Easy set-up
                        • Worked out of the box

                        Cons

                        • A little noisy
                        • A little noisy at times
                        • But Not Distracting
                        • But Not Too Noisy

                        Best Uses

                        • Basement

                        Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

                        This unit replaces an older finished
                        basement unit that slowly died. It cleared the humidity from our basement in less than a day and is keeping it dry and comfortable. Time will tell, I suppose, as to its reliability. I am encouraged, though. I was pleased not to have to go to any big box stores and wait for service, not so knowledgable staff, or deal with very limited inventory, or try to find a unit that wasn't a part of the recall notice a few months ago. Your site gave me choices with clear explanations, good reviews and videos.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Good Dehumidifier

                        By BestCoder

                        from Seattle, WA

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about PrimeAire PA5010E 50 Pint Dehumidifier:

                              This is a very nice unit. It's attractive, easy to control and empty, and relatively quiet.

                              I've had a lot of different dehumidifiers over the years, and so far this one compares most favorably.

                              I especially like the ability to attach a hose for automated draining. I'm not using that feature for this particular unit, but will need it when I purchase another one for a different location in the near future.

                              I had the unit unpacked and running within 15 minutes of its arrival. It is replacing a different brand unit that was recalled due to fire hazard and has turned out to be much quieter, easier to use, and, thankfully, also easier to empty.

                              Its only been a few weeks so don't know about reliability; but I bought a three year extended warranty for it, so hopefully won't have to worry about replacing it for at least that long.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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