The Essick MA1201 is the top whole house humidifier in 2014, according to Consumer Reports. Amazon users rated this humidifier four out of five stars, as of 2015, and it is listed as a number one best seller in whole roo... More »

The best whole-house humidifier is the Essick Air MA1201, according to Consumer Search. This model is available from, as of 2015, and has received a rating of 3.9 stars out of 5 stars. More »

The Sweet Home features reviews of some of the best humidifiers of 2015, offering the Honeywell HCM-350 as its top choice. Sunpentown’s SU-9210 receives honors as runner-up, while the Sunpentown SPT SU-4010 Ultrasonic re... More »

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As of 2015, the best humidifier manufacturers are Air-O-Swiss, SPT and Crane, according to gives the humidifiers a rating of 9.95, 8.8 and 8.68 out of 10, respectively, and reviewers... More »

The choice between a warm-mist and cool-mist humidifier is a matter of preference. Both are equally effective in adding humidity to the air. Children should use a cool-mist humidifier for safety purposes. More »

To install a Desert Spring humidifier, mount the unit on the cold air return side of any forced air heating system, and then connect the electricity, water and air supply. The Desert Spring humidifier manual, which is av... More »