Best rated and bestselling dehumidifiers buying guide

Updated October 2016. When flooding occurs in your home or business, it’s important to remove the moisture from the structure as quickly as possible. Industrial dehumidifiers are sometimes necessary to get the job done. In other situations, a smaller commercial or home unit is sufficient.

In other circumstances, a dehumidifier is necessary for use in a home or place of business to reduce the normal levels of humidity. To help you find the type of dehumidifier is necessary for your situation, we have researched customer ratings from multiple sources to find out which models are the most reliable and popular. We primarily focused on models designed for use in a home or place of business. Read on for our easy to use dehumidifier buying guide.

Highest rated dehumidifiers at Amazon

Highest rated dehumidifers at amazonPeople who bought dehumidifiers from Amazon gave the highest ratings to a unit from EcoSeb and a model from Whynter. Another EcoSeb dehumidifier is close behind in the ratings. Two dehumidifiers from Frigidaire follow with models from RCA and EcoSeb. The top ten best rated dehumidifiers sold at Amazon also includes a unit from Keystone, and additional models from Frigidaire and EcoSeb.

Rating Model
4.7 EcoSeb DD322EA-Classic Desiccant Dehumidifier, 21-Pint, 120V
4.7 Whynter RPD-411WG Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier, 40-Pint
4.6 EcoSeb DD122EA-SIMPLE Desiccant Dehumidifier, 15-Pint, 120V
4.5 Frigidaire FFAD7033R1 Energy Star Dehumidifier with Effortless Humidity Control, 70 pint
4.5 Frigidaire FFAD5033R1 Energy Star Dehumidifier with Effortless Humidity Control, 50 pint
4.5 RCA RDH705 2-Speed Dehumidifier, 70-Pint
4.5 EcoSeb DD122EA-CLASSIC Desiccant Dehumidifier with Ionizer, 15-Pint, 120V
4.4 Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star 50-pint Dehumidifier
4.4 Keystone KSTAD50B Energy Star Dehumidifier, 50-Pint
4.4 EcoSeb DD322EA-SIMPLE Desiccant Dehumidifier, 21-Pint, 120V

Best selling dehumidifiers at Amazon

bestselling dehumidifiers at amazonThe most popular selling dehumidifiers from Amazon are two models offered by Frigidaire. A Keystone dehumidifier is the third top seller, followed by two more units from Frigidaire. Out of the top ten best selling dehumidifers at Amazon,  six of them are Frigidaire units. The second half of the top ten bestselling list contains units from Ivation, Friedrich and Keystone, as well as the other Frigidaire dehumidifiers.

Rank Model
1 Frigidaire FAD704DWD Energy Star 70-pint Dehumidifier
2 Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star 50-pint Dehumidifier
3 Keystone Energy Star 70 Pt. Dehumidifier, KSTAD70B
4 Frigidaire FFAD7033R1 Energy Star Dehumidifier with Effortless Humidity Control, 70 pint
5 Frigidaire FAD301NWD Energy Star 30-Pint Dehumidifier
6 Ivation IVADM45 Powerful Mid-Size Thermo-Electric Intelligent Dehumidifier w/Auto Humidistat
7 Friedrich D70BP 70 Pint Dehumidifier with BUILT-IN DRAIN PUMP
8 Frigidaire FFAD3033R1 Energy Star Dehumidifier with Effortless Humidity Control, 30 pint
9 Frigidaire FFAD5033R1 Energy Star Dehumidifier with Effortless Humidity Control, 50 pint
10 Keystone KSTAD50B Energy Star Dehumidifier, 50-Pint

Highest rated dehumidifiers at Best Buy

top rated dehumidifiers at bestbuyPeople who bought dehumidifiers from Best Buy gave the best customer ratings to units from Whynter, Honeywell and Royal Sovereign. High ratings were also awarded to a DeLonghi dehumidifier as well as another Whynter unit.  The second half of the top ten best rated list from Best Buy includes four models from Frigidaire and a Danby unit.

Rating Model
5 Whynter – 70-Pint Portable Dehumidifier – Model: RPD-702WP
5 Honeywell – 70-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: DH70W
5 Royal Sovereign – 30-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: RDH-130K
4.9 DeLonghi – 50-Pint Pump System Dehumidifier – Model: DD50PE
4.9 Whynter – 30-Pint Portable Dehumidifier – Model: RPD-302W
4.8 Frigidaire – 30-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: FFAD3033R1
4.7 Frigidaire – 50-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: FFAD5033R1
4.7 Danby – Arctic Aire 30-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: ADR30B6G
4.6 Frigidaire – 70-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: FAD704DWD
4.6 Frigidaire – 70-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: FFAD7033R1

Best selling dehumidifiers at Best Buy

best-selling dehumidifiers at best buy storesMuch like Amazon, Best Buy customers purchase more Frigidaire dehumidifiers than any other manufacturer. The four best selling units are Frigidaire models. Next most popular is a Keystone dehumidifier, followed by an offering from Royal Sovereign. Three models from SPT and a Hisense unit round out the top ten best sellers list from Best Buy.

Rank Model
1 Frigidaire – 70-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: FAD704DWD
2 Frigidaire – 70-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: FFAD7033R1
3 Frigidaire – 50-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: FFAD5033R1
4 Frigidaire – 30-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: FFAD3033R1
5 Keystone – 70-Pint Portable Dehumidifier – Model: KSTAD70B
6 Royal Sovereign – 30-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: RDH-130K
7 SPT – 70-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: SD-71E
8 SPT – 30-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: SD-31E
9 SPT – 70-Pint Dehumidifier – Model: SD-72PE
10 Hisense – Dehumidifier – Model: DH-70K1SDLE

Most popular dehumidifiers at AJ Madison

top selling dehumidifiers from ajmadisonCustomers at AJ Madison bought a Frigidaire dehumidifier more often than any other unit. The second best selling model from AJ Madison is a dehumidifier from Danby. A Supentown unit is next, followed by another Danby model. A Whynter unit follows next in the list, after which are two more Danby models. The remainder of the top ten best selling dehumidifiers list from AJ Madison is comprised of a Frigidaire unit and two more offerings from Supentown.

Rank Model
1 Frigidaire FAD704DWD
2 Danby Premiere Series DDR50B3WP
3 Sunpentown SD31E
4 Danby Premiere Series DDR70B3
5 Whynter Elite D-Series RPD951DXP
6 Danby Premiere Series DDR60A3GP
7 Danby Premiere Series DDR60B3WP
8 Frigidaire FAD504DWD
9 Sunpentown SD71E
10 Sunpentown SD41E

Most popular dehumidifiers at Air-N-Water

top ten dehumidifiers from airnwaterPeople who bought dehumidifiers from Air-N-Water clearly favored models from NewAir over any other manufacturers. Two NewAir units claim the top spots in the top ten bestsellers list. A Frigidaire dehumidifier is next in line, followed by two other NewAir units. A Honeywell model comes next in the list, followed by a dehumidifier from Ideal Air. The rest of the top ten top selling dehumidifiers list from Air-N-Water is made up of units from Frigidaire and Soleus. Out of the sources we researched, Air-N-Water had a better selection of larger dehumidifiers that could be better for very big jobs or industrial applications.

Rank Model
1 NewAir AC-14100H-BL
2 NewAir AC-10100E
3 Frigidaire FFAD5033R1
4 NewAir AD-250
5 NewAir AD-400-BL
6 Honeywell MN10CESWW
7 Ideal Air 700899
8 Frigidaire FFAD7033R1
9 Soleus TDA70E
10 Soleus TDA45E

Conclusion

Looking at which dehumidifiers are sold most often, Frigidaire is the clear standout, selling more units from major retailers such as Amazon and Best Buy.  They also make the best selling model from AJ Madison, and the third most popular unit from Air-N-Water.  Frigidaire units are also very prominent in the highest customer ratings realm from all of the sources we researched. Other popular dehumidifier manufacturers based on customer reviews and ratings are Keystone, Danby and NewAir.

Be sure to carefully check the specifications of the dehumidifiers you are looking at purchasing before you make your final decision. Different models are designed for varying sizes of rooms or buildings, but most of the models we looked at can be used for home or business use, depending on your specific needs.

Sources: Amazon.com, Bestbuy.com, Ajmadison.com, Air-n-water.com