The Frigidaire FAD504DWD is not only decreases the moisture in the air a major contributing cause of mold and mildew it also helps make breathing easier as it eliminates bacteria from the air you breathe. This is a 50-pint dehumidifier so it is capable of continuous operation as long as the unit is located near a drain. The washable filter makes it a desirable unit and the full-function electronic control panel allows for ease of use.
The wheels make the unit easy to move around. Controls are easy to read which is a big plus especially for older homeowners. The handle on the bucket makes removing the bucket to empty the water easy to do. Unlike most instructional manuals this one is easy to understand and even comes with a troubleshooting section.
Very energy efficient unit, saving money because it does its job without raising the electric bill by any noticeable amount. It very quickly gets the humidity under control and does a good job maintaining this control over the long haul.
The fan makes more noise than the compressor does so be aware of this issue because it makes it difficult to sleep when the unit is in operation.
The Bottom Line:
The Frididaire FAD504DWD is highly recommended based on superior performance, its energy efficient rating, how easy it is to move around and how relatively quiet it is compared to other dehumidifiers. The option to continuously drain the unit is a big plus and the digital readout being easy to read is a relief especially to those who might otherwise have a difficult time reading the numbers otherwise.