Meaco 20L Low Energy dehumidifier review

With low running costs and the ability to dramatically reduce condensation – as well as dry clothes faster – it's no wonder we ranked the Meaco 20L Low Energy dehumidifier so high

compressor dehumidifier in laundry room
(Image: © Meaco)

Homebuilding Verdict

A highly-effective compressor dehumidifier that is perfect for those living in medium to large homes. While not the cheapest on the market, its low running costs and energy usage more than make up for this.


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    Suitable for even fairly large spaces

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    Free HEPA filter included for air purification

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    Low energy means lower running costs

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    Timer function


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    A little noisy in small spaces when running on high fan speed

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The Meaco 20L Low Energy Dehumidifier/Air Purifier is designed to help control humidity levels in a house, reducing or even eliminating window condensation and, subsequently, minimising the risk of damp.

It also offers further benefits. It can help to dry laundry quicker and, thanks to its HEPA filter, can also purify the air — ideal for those with allergies, but also a great way to create a fresher-feeling indoor air environment in general. 

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.