Honeywell 70-Pint Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier, DH70W Review


Product Type
Dimensions (in)
16.7 (W) 14 (D) 25.7 (H)
820 Watts
2 Speeds
Air Flow
201 CFM

Honeywell 70-Pint Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier, DH70W Review

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Product Review

Honeywell 70-Pint Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier, DH70W

Portable Dehumidifier

This humidifier seems to accomplish what most reviewers expected:  remove humidity from terribly humid rooms. Its simple and attractive design,— and  very reasonable price  — has made this unit a practical choice for the majority of the users.

Below is a summary of reviews that we compiled:

Cons Pros
Heavy Very quiet
Noisy Fast and Efficient
*Leaks if using attached hose (see general tips below) Easy to use
 Released hot air Attractive design
Excellent quality
Good investment
 Removes humidity very well


General Tips From Users

*Works best without using the garden hose feature 
Wait four hours to use after delivery in case the package was sitting on its side at any point in the delivery process



The LED display offers a quick and easy way to track the humidity level of the room, room temperature and timer settings. Living in hot, humid climates are more  bearable with reduced humidity in the air so the user-friendly control panel ensures that all the important factors are easy to monitor and to adjust.


Control Panel (light on) 2 Close up

This model can remove 70 pints of moisture in 24 hours, so it can successfully reduce moisture from the  most humid rooms, including basements.

As an alternative to emptying the water container, a hose can be connected to the back of the unit for continuous drainage when the unit is unattended fort for man hours at a time.

DH50W_70W garden hose



DH70PW Front

This popular dehumidifier also scored high on appearance. The modern, sleek and elegant unit is an important aspect since it essentially becomes part of the decor and is a consideration for buyers.



  • Controls humidity to help prevent mold & mildew for a more comfortable home environment
  • Removes up to 70 pints/24 hours
  • Full tank alert system with automatic shut-off
  • Smart digital humidistat control senses room humidity and activates dehumidification as needed to maintain pre-set humidity levels
  •  Electronic Display that shows room temperature and room humidity level
  • Continuous drain feature for unattended operation
  • Convenient auto restart feature after a power outage
  • Easily detachable water tank with comfortable, ergonomic handle
  • Convenient anti-spill tank stands help to keep water tank balanced preventing water spills.
  • Easy access washable air filter
  • Automatic 24-hour on/off timer