Breathe easier with cool mist ultrasonic humidifiers
Ultrasonic humidifiers add moisture to the air, which is necessary when the moisture levels are too low (usually in winter). This is because we all need a certain level of moisture in the air to feel comfortable and to help maintain our health.
Too little humidity and we can suffer from dry skin, cracked lips, dry throat, nasal irritations and a dry cough. Too much humidity can cause bugs, viruses and mold to grow in our homes, causing undue health problems, particularly for babies, the elderly, people who suffer from allergies and anyone whose immune system is compromised.
So ultrasonic humidifiers help to increase the moisture in the air to a point which feels more comfortable and promotes a healthy lifestyle for your family and for yourself.
There are a number of different humidifiers on the market, but the ultrasonic humidifiers are really affordable, low maintenance and offer either a cool mist or a cool and warm mist. They operate by vibrating a metal plate at high frequency, creating fine particles of water that are dispersed into the air.
These particles are so microscopic that they are immediately absorbed into the air, meaning that you won’t have droplets of water landing everywhere in your home. They are very quiet when operating, in fact most of them are whisper quiet.
So after that short explanation of why ultrasonic humidifiers can be beneficial for your family, here is my list of Top 10 Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifiers.
1. Pure Enrichment Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier
This Pure Enrichment Ultrasonic Humidifier is a Best Seller on Amazon, not only because of its whisper quiet operation, but also because kids love the nightlight option, and everyone sleeps better at night.
These ultrasonic humidifiers operate for up to 16 hours on a 1.5 liter tank of water (around 50 ounces or 6 and half cups) and has a 360 degree misting nozzle and two speeds. The misting nozzle and different speeds give you complete control of your humidification.
This beautiful and stylish humidifier has an automatic shut off feature, so when the humidifier runs out of water it will switch off (a great safety feature). There is also an optional night light, which you can turn on or off and the 1.5 liter capacity is large enough to humidify most medium sized rooms, such as bedrooms, offices and nurseries.
Customers love that this humidifier helps to prevent dry, itchy eyes in winter and there are lots of online reviewers who say that they sleep much better at night using this humidifier.
With a 2 year warranty and with a very affordable price of less than $40, the Pure Enrichment Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier is the best humidifier for your money and makes a fabulous addition to your home.
2. Anypro Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier
The tank and base of these ultrasonic humidifiers are treated with an inorganic antimicrobial agent that is safe and non-toxic to humans and prevents any build up of mold in the humidifier.
It is whisper quiet, has an automatic shut off feature and a 360 degree misting nozzle. You can adjust the misting level to suit your needs and it can effectively humidify rooms up to 538 sq ft (50 sq meters) with a maximum misting volume of 250 ml/hr.
The deep groove design of the base helps to prevent any water leakage and there are 6 soft color lights to add ambiance to your room (red, purple, blue, green, yellow and pink). You can let it cycle through these colors, select one you like or turn them off.
The majority of online reviewers say that it is very quiet when operating and they love the ultra-fine humidifying mist. With a one year warranty and a price tag of less than $60, the Anypro Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier is a premium, high quality humidifier that is selling well.
3. URPOWER 5L Ultrasonic Humidifier
At 14″ high, it is larger than most other cool mist ultrasonic humidifiers, but it should fit easily in your room on the floor, shelf or a table.
These ultrasonic humidifiers have two misting modes, an automatic shut-off feature for low water levels and because of its large capacity can operate for a maximum of 17 hours with a maximum misting volume of 350 ml/hr.
It also has a built in filter to purify the water, so you don’t need to worry about buying filtered water for this device (the filter doesn’t need to be replaced). This humidifier is ideal for homes with ducted heating that tends to dry the air.
Customers like its quiet operation, its really sleek and modern design, and its large capacity so you don’t have to keep filling it up. The URPOWER Ultrasonic Humidifier is currently priced at less than $70 and is a very popular humidifier.
4. TaoTronics Cool Mist Ultrasonic Air Humidifier
It comes with all the bells and whistles, starting with a large 4 liter capacity (1 gallon, 135 ounces or 16 cups), 3 misting modes (low, medium or high) and an adjustable 360 degree misting nozzle.
This humidifier has an updated LED display, so it is easy to check the humidity levels and other modes of operation in low light levels.
There is also a built in microporous ceramic cartridge to filter the water and keep you safe from micro-organisms and other problems (you don’t need to change the filter).
Don’t forget the auto shut off feature for low water levels and a timer – which is a fabulous feature, so you can set it for up to 24 hours in one hourly increments. The TaoTronics Ultrasonic Air Humidifier can easily cope with rooms up to 25 sq meters or 269 sq ft and has a 15 hour maximum operating time on one gallon of water.
There is also a sleep mode that turns off the LED display at night, so it doesn’t disturb your sleep and it is lovely and quiet to operate. At less than $75, the TaoTronics Cool Mist Ultrasonic Air Humidifier is a little pricey, however it sells well and online customer reviews are very positive.
5. TaoTronics Ultrasonic Humidifier with Cool Mist
The TaoTronics Ultrasonic Humidifier has an extra fine ceramic filter to filter out impurities and harmful bacteria (the filter is in built and doesn’t need to be changed), leaving your air clean and healthy.
You also have a 360 degree nozzle that disperses mist in 2 different directions at the same time and a dial to adjust the misting rate. The maximum misting volume is 330 ml/hr and it is suitable for spaces of 28 sq meters or 303 sq ft).
There is also an automatic shut-off feature, so the humidifier won’t run dry and you have up to 10 hours of operation on one full tank. The TaoTronics Ultrasonic Humidifier with Cool Mist is whisper quiet and at less than $50 is very affordable.
This is one of the best humidifiers on the market and customers like the steady stream of humidified air it produces, which makes sleeping much easier at night.
6. Honeywell Top Fill Cool Mist Humidifier
The Honeywell Top Fill Cool Mist Humidifier has been designed to be very easy to fill, use and clean. It has a unique removable top fill design with a wide opening and you have two ways to fill the 1.25 gallon tank (4.7 liters or 320 cups).
You can either use a pitcher to fill the tank or remove the tank and fill it at the sink.
There is an auto shut off feature for when the water levels becomes low, a directional mist outlet that rotates 180 degrees and there is an optional demineralization cartridge (included) that softens the water. You do have to replace the cartridge, but it can also operate without the cartridge, if replacing them becomes too expensive.
This air humidifier operates for 36 hours on a full tank of water and it has a 2 year warranty. Customer like the fact that it is easy to fill and that it operates for such a long period of time on one tank. At less then $50, the Honeywell Top Fill Cool Mist Humidifier is great value and helps to moisturize the dry air in your home and keep your family healthy and comfortable.
7. GENIANI Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier
This lovely and sleek Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier by GENIANI has 5 functions: humidifier, air purifier, essential oil diffuser, ionizer and a night light (you can turn the LED lights off at night if you prefer).
It’s ultra quiet operation and a 2 liter water tank (8 cups) gives you 15 hours of operation, meaning that you can leave it to run overnight for a perfect night’s sleep.
There are three levels of misting, a rotatable misting nozzle and an auto shut off feature. This humidifier has a maximum misting volume of 250 ml/hr and you can add essential oils for a fabulous aromatherapy effect as well.
This humidifier doesn’t need a filter, but you can insert one if you prefer filtered humidification in your home. It also comes with a one year warranty.
Customers love the sleek and modern design of the GENIANI Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier and at just under $50, it is an affordable and practical humidifier that will certainly make a statement in your home.
8. Avalon Premium 5 Liter Ultrasonic Digital Humidifier
This premium Ultrasonic Digital Humidifier by Avalon is absolutely whisper quiet. It comes with zero noise technology, so you can be assured that it won’t keep you awake at night, making it perfect for a nursery.
With multiple settings and a large 5 liter tank (170 ounces or 21 cups), this humidifier can cover up to 50 sq meters or 500 sq feet. It features a 360 degree nozzle and a 12 hour timer to ensure that you get the most out of this powerful humidifier.
There is also a built in replaceable filter to remove bacteria and germs, ensuring that the humidified air is completely clean. Don’t forget the double rotating mist outlets that give you full coverage in your room in any 2 directions you chose.
This digital humidifier is child friendly and has an easy to use touch panel and a remote control, making this one of the best ultrasonic humidifiers on the market. Customers love its no noise operation and the remote control!
At around $200 or less, the Avalon Premium Ultrasonic Digital Humidifier is expensive, but it is digital, noiseless and has the practicality of a remote control as well.
9. Purasense Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier
It is actually a Best Seller on Amazon, because it is a nice compact size, whilst still delivering a lot of humidity into your room.
There is an easy to use dial that alters the level of misting, as well as a built in timer, sleep mode (switches off the LED lights) and a 360 degree rotating nozzle.
The Purasense Humidifier comes with a microporous filter cartridge to filter out microorganisms and negative ions from the water, giving you a cleaner and healthier home. The filter doesn’t need to be replaced.
At less than $50, the Purasense Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier is well priced and comes with a lifetime guarantee. It is ideal for the lounge, office or nursery.
10. Aennon Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier
It has a 1.3 liter capacity (57 ounces or 5 and a half cups), an automatic shut-off feature, a dial to adjust the flow of mist, a 360 degree misting nozzle and last for around 7 hours without needing to be refilled.
There is also a high quality stone filter that keeps the humidifier free from harmful bacteria and you receive another 3 filters free with your purchase. This humidifier has 7 LED lights that cycle automatically, but you can also select your favorite color or turn the lights off completely and it has an inbuilt aromatherapy option for essential oils as well.
If you are looking for the best humidifier for your baby, then the Aennon Humidifier is ETL safety approved for children and it is whisper quiet, so it won’t disturb their sleep.
This humidifier is very popular at the moment and customers say that it is the perfect size to fit on their bedside table at night or to take on holiday with them, and it is really quiet and easy to use. Currently selling for less than $45, the Aennon Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier is a great deal and a stylish addition to your home.