Best dehumidifier to defeat damp

Defeat damp with our round-up of the very best dehumidifiers in the UK.

By Jenny Mcfarlane | 20 June 2019

Defeating damp – take the sting out of taking water out of the air with our buyer’s guide to the best dehumidifiers.

Dehumidifier in kitchen next to drying laundry

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Many houses suffer from damp and poor ventilation – most commonly in the bathroom, but often creeping into other places too. If it’s not nipped in the bud, you could find yourself with the tell-tale signs of mould – and then things can get really expensive.

While a dehumidifier is only a stopgap solution in most cases, it can still be an important one – here’s our guide to the best buys right now…

Meaco 20L Low Energy Dehumidifier, £244.98

Meaco dehumidifier in hallway next to stairs

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Meaco are one of the most reliable brands in home dehumidifier, and this generously-featured model is built to battle condensation.

The Meaco 20L Low Energy Dehumidifier is targeted at medium to large homes and, despite its energy efficiency, it’s extremely powerful and effective. Even better, during the summer months when your home may not experience issues with damp, it can be turned into an air purifier, as it comes with a HEPA filter.

Ebac 3850e 21 litre Dehumidifier, £245.90

Dehumidifier in kitchen next to drying laundry

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