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How to clean a humidifier with vinegar | NATURAL cleaning with humidifier 

 January 17, 2021

By  abddawala

Are you looking for a how to clean a humidifier with vinegar? Then you are in the right place.

Today in this post, I am going to present to you how to clean a humidifier with vinegar. With one simple ingredient and that is vinegar.

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This differs from distilled white vinegar, that you may use in your home or your kitchen.

I like the cleaning vinegar better because it is slightly more acidic and it’s about 20% more acidic than white distilled vinegar, but if you check on the back, you can see a variety of places that you can use this particular cleaning.

Why It’s Important To Keep Your Humidifier Clean ?

You breathe in mist directly into your lungs and that’s why you definitely want to keep your humidifier mold-free.

All humidifiers should be cleaned twice a Week regardless of the popular brand thanks to its modular design.

Humidifiers can be thoroughly cleaned very easy to relieve your dry coughs, eczema, asthma and other issues.

What you’ll need to clean the humidifier

Things you can use on ( how to clean a humidifier with vinegar)

  • White vinegar
  • Water
  • Microfiber cloth
  • Clean kitchen towel
  • Small scrubbing brush, like a toothbrush

You know I’m all about that here I have a measuring cup and then I have a little rag this process is going to be super quick and should take you less than 30 Minutes. 

How to clean your humidifier with vinegar

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends using distilled water to reduce scale. Because tap water has a mineral this is a perfect base for growing bacteria.  

You should Check your humidifier instruction for cleaning. Many humidifiers have a different instruction you can find it here.

Here is the step by step  process on  how to clean  your humidifier with vinegar.

Phase:- 1

unplug humidifier for cleaning

You should Check your humidifier instruction for cleaning. Many humidifiers have a different instruction you can find it here.
Here is the step by step  process on  how to clean  your humidifier with vinegar.

Total Time: 30 minutes

How to clean a humidifier with vinegar

First things first, let’s unplug your humidifier.
Remove all that excess water out as good as possible.
Remove each component from the humidifier

  • First things first, let’s unplug your humidifier.
  • Remove all that excess water out as good as possible.
  • “We need to take off if your humidifier is
  • Full and mine is slimy and disgusting.”
  • Remove each component from the humidifier
  • Pour the water tank and lower base with 2 cups of vinegar
  • Stir the tank and Wait for half an hour for the mixture. 

Phase:-2

  • After half an hour, scrub a tank with a small brush.
  • These carefully remove vinegar and use soft cloth or soft sponge to clean the humidifier.
  • Pour the tank with water and half cup of vinegar, put each component and run the humidifier to clean every part of the humidifier.
  • After 20 minute, remove the base and exceed the water.
  • Rinse with clean water
  • Reassemble  every component again and use it for healthy air.

Humidifier maintenance pro tips

  • cleaning it thoroughly every Sunday and replacing the filter regularly.
  • If you have a power humidifier, the humidity settings should be adjusted according to temperature outside. see the chart on the humidistat for the right setting.
  • it is required that you can clean the humidifier twice during the heating season.
  • If you notice excess condensation on the window, you can slightly turn down your humidifier five points to offset .

Conclusion

The Consumer Product Safety Commission, just as the Environmental Protection Agency, caution that outflows from filthy humidifiers can mess wellbeing up, particularly for in danger people like sensitivity victims or asthmatics.

If you’re concerned about bacteria emissions in this topic we cover everything on how to clean a humidifier with vinegar, if we left anything please comment below.

Sources: 

https://www.currentresults.com/Weather-Extremes/US/driest-states.php

https://www.hunker.com/13419617/is-bleach-safe-in-humidifiers

https://www.consumerreports.org/humidifiers/why-you-should-clean-your-humidifier

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