To use a humidifier, fill the tank with distilled water. Plug the humidifier in, and adjust the settings on the machine to match the desired output of vapor. More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

To use a Vicks humidifier, remove the water tank from the base, fill the tank with clean water, return the tank to the base and turn on the device on. The Vicks manufacturer site provides downloadable manuals for each de... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Individuals can use the Hunter personal humidifier to add moisture to the air in their offices, beside their beds or when traveling, according to the manufacturer. Humidified air helps ease respiratory issues due to cold... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

Caps for the water tank on a Holmes humidifier are available for customers to buy from Appliance Factory Parts and Jarden Store, as of 2015. Both retailers offer a list of compatible models to help customers find the rig... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

If a humidifier has a reusable filter, it can be cleaned with a solution of one part white vinegar to two parts water. First, rinse the filter to remove any loose debris, then immerse it in a bucket with the vinegar solu... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

The solenoid valve of a humidifier is found in the water supply line and is the component that controls the flow of water to the main body of the humidifier. "Solenoid" is a generic term for a device or component that us... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

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 » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling