10 best humidifiers for your home and office

The ideal indoor humidity level lies between 40% and 70%. Many homes and offices, especially where there is air-conditioning, cannot maintain this range naturally. That is where the best humidifiers come in.

Good air humidifiers can help fight dry skin, congestion and even asthma. In the bedroom, they can help to improve the quality and consistency of sleep. Here is a list of features you should consider to find the best humidifiers.

How to choose the best humidifiers

There are 8 main things to consider in choosing the best humidifier for your home or office.

  1. Type: There are several types of humidifiers such as ultrasonic (cool mist) and evaporative (warm mist) humidifiers. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages, and you should choose the one that suits your needs the best.
  2. Room size: The size of the room you plan to use the humidifier in is an important consideration. You’ll want to choose a humidifier that is appropriate for the size of the room, so that it can effectively and efficiently add moisture to the air.
  3. Humidification output: The humidification output of a humidifier is measured in millilitres per hours (ml/h). Consider the amount of moisture you need to add to your space and choose a humidifier with an appropriate output.
  4. Water tank capacity: The size of the water tank determines how often you’ll need to refill the humidifier. A larger water tank means less frequent refills, but also means a larger, bulkier humidifier.
  5. Noise level: Some humidifiers can be noisy, so if you plan to use the humidifier in a bedroom or other quiet space, you may want to choose a model that operates quietly.
  6. Maintenance: Some humidifiers require more maintenance than others, so it’s important to consider how much time and effort you’re willing to put into upkeep. For example, evaporative humidifiers need regular cleaning to prevent the growth of mould and bacteria.
  7. Features: Consider the features you would like in your humidifier, such as a humidistat that regulates humidity levels, a timer, a nightlight, and an automatic shut-off feature.
  8. Budget: Humidifiers come in a range of prices, so determine which features are most important and how much you’re willing to spend on them before making your final decision.

By considering all of these factors, you should be able to choose a humidifier that meets your needs for the right price.

From budget-friendly options to high-end models with advanced features, here are the best humidifiers to ease respiratory and sinus problems.

1.    Deerma F628S Smart Humidifier 5L

Humidifier - Deerma F628S
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  • Type: Ultrasonic mist (purified)
  • Humidification output (ml/h): 300
  • Water tank capacity (l): 5
  • Features: UV sterilisation, 30dB quiet mode, 12-hour timer

Buy now from S$46 Lazada Shopee

2.    Xiaomi Smart Humidifier 2

Humidifier - Xiaomi Smart Humidifier 2
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  • Type: Mist (purified)
  • Humidification output (ml/h): 350
  • Water tank capacity (l): 5
  • Features: UV-C sterlisation, 32dB quiet mode, auto switch-off, 32-hour operation

Buy now from S$71 Lazada Shopee

3.    SmartDevil Cool Mist Humidifier 1000mL

Humidifier - SmartDevil Cool Mist
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  • Type: Ultrasonic
  • Room size (m2): <30
  • Water tank capacity (l): 1
  • Features: Wireless and portable, up to 40 hours operation, auto switch-off

Buy now from S$34 Lazada Shopee

4.    PHILIPS HU4706 1.3L Air Humidifier

Humidifier - PHILIPS HU4706
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  • Type: Ultrasonic
  • Humidification output (ml/h): 50
  • Water tank capacity (l): 3
  • Features: 360° surround flow,

Buy now from S$47 Lazada Shopee

5.    NOVITA Humidifier NH900

Humidifier - Novita NH900
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  • Type: Ultrasonic & warm mist
  • Room size (m2):7
  • Water tank capacity (l): 5
  • Features: UV Bio-Photocatalyst Sterilization and deodorisation; up to 16 hours of mist

Buy now from S$287 Lazada Shopee

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6.    OSIM uMist Dream Air Humidifier

Humidifier - OSIM uMist Dream
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  • Type: Ultrasonic
  • Room size (m2): up to 15
  • Water tank capacity (l): ~1.5
  • Features: Up to 8 hours on 1 tank, rotatable nozzle, low-water indicator, third-party voice control

Buy now from S$129 Lazada Shopee

7.    DQRGO 4L Ultrasonic Humidifier

Humidifier - DQRGO 4L Ultrasonic
Credit – Lazada
  • Type: Ultrasonic
  • Humidification output (ml/h): 380
  • Water tank capacity (l): 4
  • Features: up to 8 hours operation, touch display, soft night light, large LCD screen

Buy now from S$31 Lazada

8.    Bear Air Humidifier JSQ-C50Q1 5L

Humidifier - Bear JSQ C50Q1
Credit – Lazada
  • Type: Evaporative with ultrasonic aromatherapy
  • Room size (m2): <30
  • Water tank capacity (l): 5
  • Features: Inbuilt aromatherapy box, 360° nozzle rotation,

Buy now from S$44 Lazada Shopee

9. Midea Air Humidifier with Night Light K-06

Humidifier - Midea - K 06
Credit – Lazada
  • Type: Evaporative
  • Humidification output (ml/h): 6-14
  • Room size (m2): 6-15
  • Water tank capacity (l): 4
  • Features: 30db quiet mode, colour-changing, LED night light, aromatherapy lamp

Buy now from S$19 Lazada Shopee

10. KONKA 4L Aromatherapy Diffuser KZ-H950

Humidifier - Konka KZH950
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  • Type: Ultrasonic, aromatherapy & pure humidification
  • Humidification output (ml/h): 250
  • Room size (m2): 41 – 60
  • Water tank capacity (l): 4
  • Features: 36dB or less, 36 hours continuous mist

Buy now from S$29 Lazada Shopee


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