Can I use a Humidifier Together with My Air Purifier?

Yes! Air purifiers and humidifiers can be used together. A humidifier and air purifiers serve different purposes. Humidifiers add moisture to the air, while air purifiers filter out pollutants from the air.

However, if using a humidifier and purifier together in the same room, it would make sense to put the humidifier either at the air ‘outlet’ side of the purifier, or a little distance away from the purifier. Putting a humidifier at an air purifier’s air inlet might mean the HEPA filter inside the purifier gets damp. Our data shows that washing HEPA filters with water significantly decreases performance.

Learn More: How HEPA filters lose effectiveness after getting wet »

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