Guide to Dehumidifiers for Home

Certain dehumidifiers are best suited for specific room types in the home, due to various factors. This guide is designed to help you find the right dehumidifier for specific rooms in your home.

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Selecting a Dehumidifier for Room Sizes

When selecting a dehumidifier for a specific room size, there are some factors you should consider. Bigger doesn’t always mean better – it’s not necessarily best to operate a very powerful large-space dehumidifier in a small space. Learn how size matters for different spaces before you buy. 

If you need to dehumidifier your whole house, read about it in the our Guide on Dehumidifier Types. 

Basements and Crawlspaces

Basements are crawl spaces are very unique spaces in the home, prone to excess humidity. Learn everything you need to know about dehumidifiers for basements and crawl spaces. 


Bathrooms are another room of the house with frequent moisture issue. Read everything about bathroom dehumidifiers to select the right one for your home’s bathroom. 


Bedrooms can range in size depending on the home. One of the most important factors to consider is the noise output while sleeping. Learn all about dehumidifiers for bedrooms before you make a purchase. For instance, do you know the ideal humidity level for sleeping?

Wine Cellar

Wine is a precious commodity, especially if you’ve gone to the trouble of devoting a significant space in your home store it. Read about managing humidity in wine cellars before buying a humidifier or dehumidifier.

Best Dehumidifier for Wine Cellar

Wine Cellar


If you are concerned about managing humidity in your garage, learn all about dehumidifiers for garages before you make a purchase.   

Best Dehumidifier for Garage

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Dehumidifier by Size

Below are the best dehumidifiers by capacity, if your have already learned the size you need for your room. Learn about the pros and cons of various size dehumidifiers.