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PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier Customer Reviews

 
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PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier
 
4.2

(based on 49 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (8)
  • Effective water removal (8)
  • Quiet (8)
  • Compact (6)
  • Energy efficient (6)

Cons

  • Awkward water bucket (3)
  • Fan runs continuously (3)

Best Uses

  • Basement (13)
  • Summer humidity (5)
  • Multi-room (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Homeowner (8)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (37)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent product and excellent service

I bought two, one for each home's basement and was thrilled with the first one. The second one was noisy beyond belief, but when I reported that to the company, they replaced the...Read complete review

I bought two, one for each home's basement and was thrilled with the first one. The second one was noisy beyond belief, but when I reported that to the company, they replaced the machine and it is wonderful. It is much quieter and I can no longer hear it on the second floor when it's in the basement.

It is efficient, is absorbing lots of moisture, has dried the basement, has removed the damp "odor" found in basements, and works like a charm.
I love that it is self-sustaining, in that, by attaching a hose, I do not have to empty the machine and if it gets too cold in the basement, it will defrost itself. It will also restart itself after a power outage, which is a plus.

The size is easy to handle and it has made a world of difference in the living quality of the basement.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Feature Lacking

To dehumidify my basement.

So far unknown.

Noisy, suspect water extraction is much below 70 pint rating.

Continually ices up in a 65-70 degree environment.

To dehumidify my basement.

So far unknown.

Noisy, suspect water extraction is much below 70 pint rating.

Continually ices up in a 65-70 degree environment.

Reviewed by 49 customers

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5.0

Best unit I have ever purchased

By Sailor

from south Carolina

About Me Handyman, Homeowner

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Basement
    • Multi-Room
    • Summer Humidity

    Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

    the unit is working very well, I like the fact that the compressor turns off once the set humidity level is reached and turns back on once the level goes back up.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Don't buy cheap

    By Paul

    from Spring Grove, IL

    About Me Homeowner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Fan Runs Continuously

    Best Uses

    • Basement
    • Summer Humidity
    • Whole House

    Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

    Well-engineered. Quality. Had two foreign (Haier) units fail over a three-summer period. Spend a little more to get quality

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Product design needs improvement

    By Becky

    from Baraboo WI

    About Me Homeowner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Awkward Water Bucket
      • Not User-Friendly

      Best Uses

      • Basement
      • Multi-Room
      • Summer Humidity

      Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

      The emptying bucket has no indents or handles on the exterior bucket to hold onto so I frequently spill. One time the bucket was full and it continued to run and overflowed.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again and again

      By Karen the Housekeeper

      from Mason, OH

      About Me Executrix Of Mother's Frm

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Multi-Room
        • Single Room
        • Summer Humidity

        Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

        It was easy to set up and started right away.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I am very happy with the dehumidifier.

        By Mary

        from Westfield WI

        About Me Homeowner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Basement
          • Crawl Space
          • Multi-Room
          • Summer Humidity
          • Whole House

          Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

          Simple to use,set it up, turn it on, it works well.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Works as advertised but no more

          By A moderate homeowner

          from Maryland

          About Me Homeowner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Effective Water Removal

          Cons

          • Awkward Water Bucket
          • Fan Runs Continuously

          Best Uses

          • Basement

          Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

          The product runs well but continuously. This generates large amounts of heat within the room. The bucket fills up acter 3-4 hours, meaning it does its job. Would like to hook up a hose to the outside with it, bit have not found the optimal location for the machine to sit yet. It hasn't happened yet, but the plastic covering the control button feels it will peel after a few uses ( not talking about the protect plastic thats removed for shipping).

          Biggest complaint is the bucket for removal. There are no grab handles to remove the bucket from the unit easily. Fear one day I will remove the bucket incorrectly and therefore it will break. The plastic it is constructed off seems a little less than hevy duty.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          PrimeAire 70 Pt Dehumidifier

          By Chuck

          from Detroit, MI

          About Me Homeowner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Awkward Water Bucket

          Best Uses

          • Basement

          Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

          EXCELLANT service from Sylvane! Wish bucket had finger indents for easier removal. So far so good with this unit.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          4.0

          Very nice

          By Key Man

          from Mississippi

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

              Bigger than expected,but no problem

              • Primary use:
              • Business
               
              4.0

              Decent Dehumidifier

              By birdgirl

              from Bolton, MA

              About Me Homeowner

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Quiet

              Cons

              • Fan Runs Continuously
              • Ineffective Water Removal

              Best Uses

              • Basement

              Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

              Bought this for my basement which needs a dehumidifier all year round. Fairly quiet (can't hear it running from 1st floor). Doesn't seem to drive the humidity down as low as previous DHs I have had (~ 45% vs. ~35%) despite being a 70 pint DH. Fan runs all the time unfortuneately. Would have gone with one that has a true energy saver (i.e. fan shuts off when humidity level is reached) but this model can operate in low temp. conditions which I absolutely need in winter and most DHs don't have this feature. Bought it a couple of months ago so haven't tested this feature yet. If it can truly work in low temps then I would probably buy again.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Excellent product

              By Al

              from Keokuk, Iowa

              About Me Homeowner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Basement

                Comments about PrimeAire PA7010E 70 Pint Dehumidifier:

                We have had many dehumidifiers in our 160yr old limestone basement, and all failed to perform to expectations. They often ""froze up" and quit working. Thus unit has performed flawlessly and beyond expectations. It is quiet, efficient, compact. Couldn't be happier.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

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