Meaco Humidifiers are one of the leaders in the industry and as a brand are now regarded as a major player not just in the UK, but internationally. Meaco specialises in air quality products such as dehumidifiers and has created a unique set of products that are not only effective but also efficient in their operation.
After establishing their standard range, they have continued to develop their product technology. This has then led to the launch of their premium range which has market-leading features while also being great value for money combined with great customer service.
However, we've realised that because they have so many great products that it can be difficult to understand which model is right for you. SO we have created this guide to review the best Meaco dehumidifiers on the market.
Meaco Low Energy 20L MEACO20LE
Now if you're looking for a top tier dehumidifier, then this is the one for you. This model has been a recipient of the Best Buy dehumidifier for each of the past three years. This model is also an exclusive part of the Meaco Platinum Range of compressor dehumidifiers.
The unit has been certified as low energy which has been independently verified to consume just 219 watts per hour which costs just 3p/hour to run; this means you can make some significant savings over a year.
The unit is suitable for small – large-sized homes due to its powerful system and 20-litre water tank capacity so it can remove moisture from homes that have multiple rooms.
The Meaco dehumidifier has a 2 in 1 function which can be used as a dehumidifier in the winter months but can convert into an air purifier through the summer months.
It also comes with a free HEPA filter which not only meets international standards but can trap 99.97% of particles to give you cleaner air, which is highly important if you suffer from allergies.
You can keep up to date with the latest humidity reading of your room using the digital display, and you can choose your humidity setting between 30 to 80%rh in increments of 5%rh. For effective humidifying, there is a motorised louvre to direct the dry air through a wider angle, so it works quicker and makes it effective even in larger sized rooms.
There's also a timer that you can alter between 1-24 hours, and it's lightweight, so it's easy to move between rooms with its inbuilt carry handle, or you can push it using its castor wheels. Unique to this model is its smart logic control that allows you to effectively humidify your room but also ensures that you use energy efficiently. It does this by turning to fan mode once your selected humidity has been attained.
Meaco MeacoDry ABC 12L
Meaco has developed a new 'ABC' range of dehumidifiers that have received much acclaim from both industry experts and users. This model has new inbuilt low noise technology that makes it the quietest Meaco dehumidifier on the market.
It has a sound level of just 35dB when the low fan setting is used, and a 40dB rating when the top speed is selected. This makes it one of the quietest on the market, making it highly suitable for home use even in the bedroom if you plan to have it turned on while you sleep through the night.
The unit is not only quiet but also extremely energy efficient and has a running cost of just 2.45p per hour of usage so you can easily afford to have this only for the majority of the day without causing a hike in your energy bills. This also means that you can use it for ongoing issues such as damp or condensation.
This low energy consumption means that it can also be used to dry your clothes by switching to laundry mode and runs for six continuous hours on full speed to quickly dry your clothes which is great through the winter months.
The Meaco Dehumidifier has two-speed settings, and an automatic defrost setting that saves energy in low temperatures. The unit can remove up to 12 litres of moisture from the air per day, and the has a removable tank that you can empty, however, it also has an automatic switch off when the water tank is full.
There is also an auto-timer so you can schedule when you want the unit to turn off, so you don't have to worry about manually turning it off.
The MeacoDry' ABC' has a simple to use digital display which shows you the current humidity of the room and also alters the target humidity within 5% increments. There's also a child lock setting to prevent any young children from fiddling with the settings.
Meaco DD8L Junior
The Meaco DD8L Junior Desiccant Dehumidifier has quickly become popular among users who have a smaller area that need dehumidifying or want a more discreet solution. This still has the energy-saving qualities as the other flagship Meaco dehumidifiers.
It has the ability to extract 8 litres of moisture from the air but only costs 5.02p per hour to sure. It's energy-saving ability also extends as once it reaches your desired humidity level, it switches to fan mode. Once it switches to fan mode, it periodically checks the humidity levels every thirty minutes. If the humidity has increased from its target, it will switch back on to humidifying mode.
Its energy-efficient operation will be boosted further depending on your environment. If you're in a well-sealed room, then it will need to run for 10 minutes instead of 60 which equates to needing just 1/6th of the required power that competing dehumidifiers may need.
The unit also includes a 3-year warranty which provides you with support from Meaco in the unlikely event that a fault develops with the product. This gives you the added peace of mind that you're buying a quality item.
Although it doesn't come on castor wheels, it only weighs 6.2kg, so it's portable and easy to carry into your desired position. You have the choice of two-speed settings and a laundry setting so you can use it to dry your clothing.
Because it doesn't have a filter that needs changing and it automatically turns off when the tank is full, this means that you can use this without having to constantly check on or supervise it.
Meaco has understood that some users find digital displays difficult to use, so this unit has a graphical control panel, so you just press the image buttons to turn on and select your setting. Due to being a desiccant dehumidifier, it can function in low temperatures, so it's not just suitable for home use, but also caravans, boats, garages etc. and once it's turned on it will increase the temperature of the environment.
Meaco 25L Ultra Low Energy
The Meaco 25L ultra-low energy dehumidifier has been created to solve many of your needs. Its main feature is that it's an extremely effective and low-cost way of fighting against mould, condensation and damp in your home and is suitable for up to five-bedroom homes.
This is the leading refrigerant dehumidifier in the Meaco range and works fast due to having a market-leading DC Inverter Motor, large extraction rate, high airflow and energy-efficient compressor. These all work in harmony to effectively improve the air in your home.
The unit has a quiet operation which makes it ideal for home use or at night which involves reducing the fan speed to the lowest setting and also muting the bleeper.
It also has a laundry setting so you can dry your clothes and saves you having to use a tumble dryer which is often expensive and takes up more space.
The Meaco dehumidifier has control logic which makes it cost-efficient to run requiring just 270 watts to remove 25 litres of moisture per day. Once the tank is full, you can simply remove and empty, while the unit will automatically turn off when full.
You have the choice of four running modes which include auto, quiet, laundry to suit your individual needs plus the unit has an inbuilt ioniser. The Ioniser improves the overall air quality to improve your body health plus has an air filter to trap and remove dust.
Due to its large extraction rate, it also has a tank to match with a capacity of 5 litres so you won't have to continually empty it.
The has a humidistat that allows you to select your preferred humidity level with it ranging from 30 to 80%rh in 5%rh increments. For added safety, there's also a child lock feature to give you more peace of mind that you can leave it alone to operate.
Meaco DD8L Zambezi
Now the DD8L-ZAMBEZI is one step up from the junior DD8L, so if you're looking to have the same slick operation with more power, then this is the option for you with a choice of three speeds.
When the Zambezi was first released, it boasted of having six of the world firsts which were the first dehumidifier to have:
Domestic desiccant dehumidifier to have a digital display
The easy to use digital display allows you to not just turn it on, but also select your target humidity to the closest 5%rh.
This helps the unit to remove unwanted particles such as mould spores, dust, dust mites, odours, viruses and bacteria within a 10m range from the front of the dehumidifier. Competitor dehumidifier ionisers usually only have a range of 1m, so this provides you with extra protection.
Meaco Energy Saving Laundry+
The unit also has a laundry mode which provides you with an energy-efficient way of drying your clothes while also having an adjustable louvre so you can distribute air into the direction of your choice.
Meaco Turn Me on function.
This function means that if the humidity goes above 70%, then the unit will automatically turn on and start removing moisture from the air.
Meaco 20+ Control
The unit can manage its performance when left unattended.
Daily Run Timer, On Timer and an Off Timer
The unit has a daily run timer so you can set the turn on and turn off daily time so the unit can run independently.
The unit has a removable tank that you can empty when it becomes full and has an anti-bacterial coating for added protection. The tank also has an anti-drip mechanism, so you don't drip the contents on the floor.
The Meaco humidifier also features Control Logic for more accurate, energy-saving dehumidification and has a quiet operation generating just 40dB on the lowest setting.
So as you can see, if you're looking for a reliable solution, then a Meaco dehumidifier is an ideal option. They are one of the most innovative brands in the world so you can be sure that with a Meaco product you'll have some of the latest features regardless of the size of the room you're looking to dehumidify.