What Aprilaire 550?

The model 550 has an evaporative capacity of 0.50 gallons per hour and can handle up to 3,000 square feet if the home is tightly constructed. The 550 has the smallest “footprint” of Aprilaire’s humidifiers, requiring a plenum opening of only 9 3/8″ X 9 1/2″.

How long do Aprilaire water panels last?

The water panels were designed to be used for the season of the humidifier. The water panel in the 400 and 400M models needs to be replaced every 3 months. Every season, the 500, 500M, 600, 600M, 700 and 700M require replacement.

Should AprilAire be turned off in summer?

Central humidifiers can be very beneficial during the heating season, but it is critical to turn them off once the weather warms up and you start using your AC unit again.

What should AprilAire be set at in winter?

What Should I Set My Humidistat to in Winter?

  • If the temperature outdoors is around -10 degrees, set your humidistat at 20 percent.
  • When the outdoor temperature is near 0 degrees, use a humidistat setting of 25 percent.
  • For outdoor temperatures around 10 degrees, set the humidistat to 30 percent.

What should my AprilAire be set at?

Relative Humidity Guide Aprilaire, like any other humidifier manufacturer, designs their humidifiers to maintain an indoor relative humidity of 35% at an indoor temperature of 70F, anytime the outdoor temperature is 20F or above.

Can I clean my aprilaire filter?

Aprilaire’s dehumidifiers are installed with reusable washable filters. Aprilaire recommends that you clean your dehumidifier’s filter at least once annually. Regular cleaning will optimize the dehumidifier’s performance level.

How do you unclog a humidifier line?

Flush the humidifier drain line with water. But do it after removing any upward or downward slopes. If needed, the drain line should be replaced. For that, ask a professional.

Can you reuse AprilAire filters?

How often should you change AprilAire filter?

every 6 to 12 months
AprilAire air filters should typically be replaced every 6 to 12 months, saving you time and money compared to traditional 1-inch filters, which need to be replaced every 1 to 3 months.

What should my Aprilaire be set at?