January 20 updateWell looks like I was predicting to get a heavy flu because a few days after the vaporizer arrived i started getting sick and i have been for the past few days. So i have been using it every night and the weird plastic smell went away and steam flow is just perfect.I thought maybe one gallon would be to little but I think it is just the right amount because for the first four hours you get a good, heavy flow of steam, then it starts to ..
We bought this unit to help humidify our house in the winter. Past experiences with cool mist humidifiers were poor - having to clean mysterious brown gunk off the electronic innards was disturbing. If you're like me, you'll pretend you don't see the brown gunk. This strategy works great until the gunk becomes a pulsating biohazard that threatens to move about on its own. Warm mist humidifiers don't seem to have this problem. The Vicks Vaporizer looked a bit wimpy, but wit..
I've been using these for 4 years now. I've purchased four and only pitched one (though I'm about to replace the second one I purchased because it's not putting out the steam - it's 4 years old). (I number them so I know which older/younger.)Pro: - They're cheap! I can purchase 10 of these for what it would cost to purchase a nice ultrasonic humidifier. - No gross filters. No funky chemicals. - When it doesn't work or gets gross, I'll pitch it. - Supposedly warm mist grows les..