Placement is important as well. If the unit has an air vent on the top, it can be placed against the wall, but if it lacks an air vent it should be placed away from any walls or furniture to allow for proper air circulation. All doors and windows should be kept closed while the dehumidifier is on, as this will increase the efficiency of its operation. If a hose drainage system is used with the unit, water should not be allowed to flow near any electrical plugs or wires. As always, safety is an important consideration when working around the home.
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