To keep the unit working efficiently and properly, regularly clean the water reservoir (on models with a removable tank):

  1. Unplug the unit and empty the water reservoir.
  2. Wash it with dish soap and water.
  3. Wipe it dry with a cloth before reinstalling.

To prevent mildew and mold, on a monthly basis:

  1. Vacuum dust and debris from the air intake and the exhaust vent.
  2. Remove and wash the air filter in warm water (NOT HOT) with a mild detergent. DO NOT use any chemicals cleaners.
  3. Allow the filter to air dry and reinstall in the unit. Never use the unit without the filter installed.