Best Dehumidifiers Under £100

Investing in a good dehumidifier doesn’t have to cost a lot. There are several high-quality dehumidifiers available in the UK for less than £100. The cheapest dehumidifiers cost around £30, while more powerful and higher quality machines can be bought for £50-£100.

Using a dehumidifier is the easiest way to reduce moisture in your home. A dehumidifier will help you prevent mould growth and musty smells, and will make the air in your home healthier.

In this article, we’ll look at 6 of the best dehumidifiers you can buy for less than £100 in 2017. Please note, prices fluctuate so we can’t guarantee you’ll be able to find all of these dehumidifiers for under £100 when you read this article.

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Product Name

#1

Our favourite mid-priced dehumidifier in 2017

  VicTsing 2L

One of the most popular dehumidifiers in the UK.

 

#2

The runner-up

  Pictek Dehumidifier

A quiet and compact dehumidifier.

#3

Our number 3

  Pro Breeze 1500ml Dehumidifier

An affordable dehumidifier that offers good value for money.

1. VicTsing 2L Water Tank Semiconductor Air Dehumidifier

This VicTsing dehumidifier uses semiconductor technology to efficiently absorb up to 600 ml of water a day. It’s one of the UK’s most popular mid-range home dehumidifiers, with plenty of favourable ratings and reviews.

Capacity: 2 litres
Suitable for: Rooms of 15-25 square metres (living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, small offices)
Dimensions: 40.5 cm high x 25.4 cm wide x 21.5 cm deep
Dehumidification rate: 600mL/24h (80% RH)
Power usage: 72W
Price: See on Amazon.co.uk

Features

  • 2 L water tank
  • Auto shut-off – the dehumidifier automatically turns itself off once the water tank is full, so it won’t spill
  • UL and CE approved as a safe electrical appliance
  • Carrying handle

Pros

  • Good water tank capacity (2L)
  • Easy to use and quick to start up
  • Portable
  • Automatically stops once the tank is full

Cons

  • Can be quite noisy
  • Might not be powerful enough if you have a large home

Verdict

The VicTsing 2L Water Tank Semiconductor Air Dehumidifier is a great dehumidifier for a medium-sized room or a small flat. It can extract about 600ml of water a day, so it provides quick results. If you don’t need such a large capacity, you can buy a 500ml version of this dehumidifier, which is considerably cheaper.

2. Pictek Dehumidifier, 1500 ml

The 1500ml Pictek Dehumidifier doesn’t use a compressor, which makes it lighter and quieter. It’s a small and compact dehumidifier that would be good for the bathroom.

Capacity:  1500ml
Suitable for: Small rooms of 25 square meters or less
Dimensions: 30 cm high x 22 cm wide x 16 cm deep
Dehumidification rate: x
Power usage: 60W±10%
Price: See on Amazon.co.uk

Features

  • Noise is less than 35 dB
  • Removes up to 500 ml of moisture a day
  • 1500ml water tank

Pros

  • Compact—good for bathrooms and other small rooms
  • Water tank can be easily detached for cleaning
  • LED light comes on when the tank is full so you know when to empty it
  • Easy to use

Cons

  • Not powerful enough for large rooms

Verdict

This dehumidifier is a good buy for reducing moisture in small spaces, particularly in older houses that tend to be damper. It’s nice and compact, and is an ideal size for bathrooms and cupboards, but isn’t really powerful enough for larger rooms.

3. Pro Breeze 1500ml Dehumidifier

This dehumidifier uses thermoelectric cooling (Peltier technology)  rather than a compressor. It has good specs for the price, and is an affordable dehumidifier for small to medium-sized rooms.

Capacity:  1500ml
Suitable for: Small and medium-sized rooms
Dimensions: 40.8 cm high x 31.2 cm wide x 21.2 cm deep
Power usage: 60W
Price: See on Amazon.co.uk

Features

  • Automatically switches off when the tank is full
  • LED light shows when the tank needs emptying

Pros

  • Quiet
  • Small; doesn’t require a lot of space
  • Inexpensive and good value for money
  • Light and portable

Cons

  • Not suitable for large rooms
  • Too noisy if you want to use it in the living room with the TV on

Verdict

The Pro Breeze 1500ml Dehumidifier is a very effective dehumidifier that can be used for jobs such as drying laundry indoors. It would also great for removing a damp smell when you move into a new flat. All in all, it’s a good investment and is one of the most affordable dehumidifiers with Peltier technology.

4. TROTEC TTK 71 E Dehumidifier

The TROTEC TTK 71 E Dehumidifier is a powerful dehumidifier that can extract up to 24 litres of water in a 24 hour period. It’s effective in rooms up to 50 square metres in size. It’s suitable for rooms with a temperature between 5°C to 35°C, so it might not be a good choice for using in the garage in the winter.

Capacity:  2 litres
Suitable for: Rooms of up to 50 square metres
Dimensions: cm high x cm wide x cm deep
Dehumidification rate: 24 litres/24h (maximum)
Price: See on Amazon.co.uk

Features

  • Adjustable hygrostat allows you to set your desired humidity level from 30% to 80% r.H
  • GS mark for approved safety
  • Automatic defrost feature
  • Rotary compressor

Pros

  • Very effective at reducing condensation and preventing mould
  • Looks good

Cons

  • Sometimes delivered with a European-style plug
  • Quite noisy

Verdict

The TROTEC TTK 71 E Dehumidifier is a high-quality dehumidifier that is good at reducing damp and preventing mould and condensation.

5. EcoAir ESSENTIAL Compact Portable Dehumidifier

The EcoAir ESSENTIAL Compact Portable Dehumidifier is the largest dehumidifier reviewed here, but it’s still quite small at 45 cm high. It’s suitable for small and medium-sized rooms provided the temperature ranges between 5 and 35 Celsius.

Capacity:  1.5 litres
Suitable for: Small and medium-sized rooms
Dimensions: 45 cm high x 34.4 cm wide x 28.4 cm deep
Dehumidification rate: 12 litres per 24 hours (maximum)
Price: See on Amazon.co.uk

Features

  • Sold with a 2-year warranty
  • Portable thanks to the ‘Easy Glide’ castor wheels
  • Air filters can be removed and washed
  • CFC-free
  • Shuts down once the tank is full
  • 39 dB of sound on low mode
  • Tank full indicator
  • Can be connected to a continuous hose to remove the water collected

Pros

  • Quiet, and shouldn’t disturb you at night
  • Can be easily wheeled around
  • The air filters can be easily removed and cleaned, which you will need to do every 2 weeks or so.

Cons

  • Quite heavy, so not ideal for carrying up and down stairs
  • Better suited to warmer climates rather than chilly countries like the UK. A desiccant dehumidifier might be more effective.
  • Expensive to run

Verdict

The EcoAir ESSENTIAL Compact Portable Dehumidifier is a good dehumidifier overall, but it’s not right for everyone. For most people, a desiccant dehumidifier will be more effective and cheaper to run.

6. Futura 2L Mini Compact & Portable Dehumidifier

This dehumidifier has a capacity of 2 litres, which is more than the other dehumidifiers reviewed here. Despite the larger capacity, it’s still only really suitable for small rooms or medium-sized rooms with moderate dampness.

Capacity: 2 litres
Suitable for: Small/medium rooms
Dimensions: 40 cm high x 30 cm wide x 20 cm deep
Dehumidification rate: Roughly 600ml a day

Power usage: 90W
Price: See on Amazon.co.uk

Features

  • Three timer settings (6, 8 and 12 hours)
  • Auto shut-off feature
  • Automatic humidistat that aims to get the humidity level to 55% (the healthiest humidity level)
  • Can be bought with a 12-month guarantee
  • 2L water tank

Pros

  • Efficient and quick at drying out bathrooms and other damp places
  • Small and compact
  • Affordable and inexpensive given its capacity

Cons

  • Makes quite a loud hum, and could disturb you at night
  • Not powerful enough for large rooms or very damp spaces

Verdict

The Futura 2L Mini Compact & Portable Dehumidifier is a decent dehumidifier that gets the job done. It comes last in our list as it’s quite noisy and isn’t as quick or efficient as the other dehumidifiers reviewed here.

More info on dehumidifiers

If you’ve never bought a dehumidifier before, you might want to check out our Dehumidifier Buying Guide. You can also read some dehumidifier FAQs here, which should answer any questions you might have about dehumidifiers.

If you’re looking for something smaller and cheaper, check out our roundup of the best dehumidifiers under £50.

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