How often do you change AprilAire humidifier filters?
every 3 months
The water panels were designed to be used for the season of the humidifier. The water panel in the 400 and 400M models needs to be replaced every 3 months. Every season, the 500, 500M, 600, 600M, 700 and 700M require replacement.
How often should you change humidifier canister?
The only maintenance that needs to be performed on this humidifier is changing the steam canister – this will need to be changed roughly once a year. It is also suggested that you inspect / clean the unit every 500 hours of use.
How long does AprilAire canister last?
see less The canister should last between 6-12 months.
How do you maintain a humidifier?
Follow these tips to avoid unwanted particles entering the air.
- Wash and dry the humidifier after each use.
- Read the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Use the right cleaning products and tools.
- Replace the filter.
- Use fresh distilled water for each use.
- Keep the area around the humidifier dry.
- Clean it before and after storing.
How do I know if my humidifier filter needs changing?
If you live in an area with especially hard water, your filter will require changing more frequently—perhaps a few times in a season. If a filter or water panel has dried out over the warmer months, it can have a moldy or musty smell when it gets wet again.
What should I set my AprilAire humidifier to in the winter?
What is the proper relative humidity to have in my home during the winter? Aprilaire like any other humidifier manufacturer designs our humidifiers to maintain an indoor relative humidity of 35% at an indoor temperature of 70F, anytime the outdoor temperature is 20F or above.
How do I know if my humidifier has mold?
Pay attention if to any odd smells in the room where your humidifier is running. If it starts to smell like a basement, it could be caused by mold growth. If it has been a while since you have thoroughly cleaned your humidifier, there is a fairly high chance that it has mold inside.