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How should I clean my humidifier?

By cleaning your humidifier regularly you will prevent limescale build-up in the filter or water reservoir of your humidifier. This will ensure a hygienic output, better performance and a longer life of your product. But when should you clean your humidifier and what is the best way to do it? We explain it to you step by step.


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Before you begin, make sure your humidifier is turned off and unplugged.
1. Remove and empty the water reservoir;

Humidifier cleaning step 1


2. Now mix 50% lukewarm water with 50% natural vinegar to descale the water reservoir as well as the inside of your humidifier. Do you have our Tag (2) humidifier? Then use the amounts given below.

  • Water tank: 1250 ml lukewarm water, 1250 ml natural vinegar
  • Inside: 250 ml lukewarm water, 250 ml natural vinegar

second step v2


Do you have another humidifier? If so, stick to the contents of the water tank and keep in mind the air outlet when descaling the inside - make sure you don't fill above the opening of the air outlet to prevent leaks.


3. Allow the mixture to soak in for at least 20 minutes;

4. Pour the mixture from the water tank and inside the product;

5. Rinse both parts well with water;

6. Use a dry cloth to remove remaining dirt and dry your humidifier.

Humidifier cleaning step 6


Of course, during the big cleaning, cleaning your humidifier filter can't be left behind 😉. But how do you know if it's time to say goodbye to your old filter? You and your humidifier are inseparable (read: you've been using it regularly for the past 3-6 months) or your humidifier is surrounded by a white haze.

Make sure you go through these steps regularly, that way you will enjoy your humidifier and a healthy indoor environment for longer!

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