Do you do regular dehumidifier maintenance? Our expert explains 4 things you should be doing

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With the right dehumidifier maintenance, your purchase can be expected to last you longer and perform better for you — but do you know which jobs you should be focussing on to keep it in good working order?

All of the best dehumidifiers remove excess moisture in the air within the space where they are located. The most common type of dehumidifiers are compressors. 

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Chris Michael

Chris Michael is founder and managing director of Meaco and has worked within the air treatment industry for more than 30 years. The company sells its wide range of products in 20+ countries throughout Europe, North America and South Africa. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.