AIRCARE EP9 500 Digital Whole-House Pedestal-Style Evaporative Humidifier Review

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0/5 on 2016-05-20

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190 reviews



  • Pour in front design
  • Beautiful looks
  • Digital
  • Automatic shut-off
  • Indicators for refill and filter changes
  • 9 speed



  • Tankless design won't suit everyone
  • No waterline guage
  • Can be loud
  • Made of plastic, not wood



Prettier than most humidifiers, the Airecare Ep9 500 still boasts impressive features and a workhorse attitude to humidifying.

Whole-house evaporative humidifiers are the rage now when it comes to humidifiers types. This comes as no shock, as whole-house humidifiers generally cover a wider area.

Homeowners do not need to bother buying more than one (1) unit of humidifier, as with a whole-house humidifier alone, your house can be easily humidified, including several rooms and spaces. There is no need to wait for the next winter or cold season to come.

With AIRCARE EP9 500 Digital Whole-House Pedestal-Style Evaporative Humidifier, you are getting yourself prepared before winter approaches.


  • Automatic digital humidistat
  • Simple pour-in design (front)
  • 9 fans speeds, natural tiles design
  • Coverage: 2,400 sq. ft.
  • Run time: Max of 60 hours
  • Auto shut off or shut down
  • With refill and filter indicators
  • Dimensions: 18 in x 18 in x 27.2 in
  • Item weight: 25 lbs
  • Color: nutmeg


The front pour-in design makes refilling an easier task for its owner. There is need to carry out bottle tanks for this product. The humidifier’s design can easily suit the different decors of your house. Moreover, the humidifier’s design can be made dual purpose – it can be used as a base for plants, vase or small furniture; it is definitely a good way of maximizing your house space. Also, the unique design is good for the eye.

AIRCARE EP9 500 is digital, so readings and adjustments can be expected to be accurate down to the last point. It is a whole-house type, which means that its coverage is wider and can humidify several rooms at the same time.

The automatic shut off saves electricity and prevents going above the ideal humidity range. Likewise, it prevents the device from operating without unchanged filter or unfilled water storage – avoiding AIRCARE EP9 500 from causing damage to it.

The refill and filter indicators are useful features to those who do not have the luxury of time to constantly check on AIRCARE EP9 500 for possible filter change or water refills. By the mere lighting of the specific display, AIRCARE EP9 500 owners can immediately know what is missing or wrong with the device.

The 9 fans speeds allow the humidifier to be set in different settings or preferred level of performance by its owners. It gives you more options to choose from.

Most importantly, with AIRCARE EP9 500 you will feel the immediate difference in your indoor air. You can say goodbye to dry skin, mouth, throat and nasal passages, static electricity and other annoying health and comfort-related effects of dry air for good. Bacterial growth and spread in the air is also halted by the increase of the humidity to the ideal range of 30% to 60%.


The tank-less design can be a downside for some purchasers. Instead of carrying a tank for refill, one has to go back and forth to refill using a container or a pitcher. Refilling the AIRCARE EP9 500 also has some issues.

There is no waterline gauge found at AIRCARE EP9 500’s front, so you are in danger of overfilling the device. The only way to prevent such occurrence is to completely take off the top, which for some people, may seem like too much work.

Like most of the available humidifiers, this particular unit is reported for creating a loud noise while running – some might find it annoying, while others might not mind the sounds in exchange for the quality of its performance.

Moreover, there are some concerns with the sample photos of the product. From the pictures, it looks like it is made of wood grain. but when you get to see firsthand AIRCARE EP9 500, the wood-like pattern is really made of plastic. Nevertheless, the plastic design looks and feels durable and strong.


When it is time to purchase a whole-house humidifier in your mind, AIRCARE EP9 500 Digital Whole-House Pedestal-Style Evaporative Humidifier takes the lead. With its impressive features and solid performance, it will give the other competitors a run for their money.

The minor issues pale in comparison to the roster of benefits and advantages you will get in using this particular unit and brand.

Also, AIRCARE EP9 500 is not as expensive as other similarly competitive brands, so buying this device is a really good deal. Finally, it does not hurt that the over-all design of this particular humidifier is catchy and unique.

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