EXPERT REVIEW PARAMETERS STAR RATING
1. Room Coverage Based on 24 Hour Moisture Removal
2. Noise Level
3. Low Temperature Operation
4. Quality of the Continuous Drainage Option Included (Ease of hose attachment, location above the ground to improve the flow of water w/ gravity and provides the hose)
5. Bucket Capacity
6. Size, Weight and Maneuverability
7. Ease of Access to Bucket & to Remove and Replace
8. Energy Rating
9. Ability to Access Filter & to Remove, Clean and Re-install
10. Quality of Construction & Warranty
11. Value for the Price

The Pure & Dry HEPA70 Dehumidifier and Air Purifier is one of the most popular units that will easily dry any basement, finished or unfinished, up to 1,400 square feet in size. The Pure & Dry is simple to operate, easily portable and includes all the right features needed for the best in humidity control. At just 46 decibels, the Pure & Dry HEPA70 is also one of the quietest dehumidifiers we have ever tested. Its bonus featuer of HEPA filtration makes this a great 2-in-1 unit for your home.

Pluses:

  • 2-in-1 unit will remove moisture from the air and purify the air in your home—you do not have to buy a dehimidifier and an air purifier separately
  • Integrated sealed HEPA filter cleans the air as it is being dried
  • Removes mold, mildew, pet dander, pollen, dust and odors
  • Low temperature operation down to 41°
  • Features quiet operation—suitable for finished basements
  • Built-in humidistat keeps the relative humidity at your desired level
  • Included hookup hose for continuous drainage into a floor drain or sump pump
  • Front-loading bucket allows for manual emptying
  • Auto restart turns the unit back on following a power outage
  • Removable, washable pre-filter
  • Fully portable when moving from room to room
  • Low energy consumption at just 740 Watts

Minuses:

  • This dehumidifier/air purifier is not certified by CARB (California Air Resources Board) and thus cannot be shipped to California

Summary:

For basements that suffer from cool, damp, musty smells, we have the solution! Our team of product testers conclude that the Pure & Dry HEPA70 is undoubtedly one of the best buys when choosing a smaller, dehumidifier air purifier. Quiet operation, highly-effective air filtration and multiple water-drainage options allow for the use of the HEPA70 in multiple environments.

Additionally, this dehumidifier and air purifier combo effectively removes up to 70 pints of moisture per day while it also purifies the air in your home. The Pure & Dry HEPA70 Dehumidifier and Air Purifier is Energy Star compliant and is equipped with R410a refrigerant, which is eco-friendly and more effective than older freon-based dehumidifiers. Ultimately, we believe the Pure & Dry HEPA70 Dehumidifier Air Purifier is one of the best dehumidifiers we offer for use in the your home.