Kenmore 70-pt. Dehumidifier w/ Pump ENERGY STAR®Item# 04253571000 | Model# 53571
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Specifications & Dimensions
|Dimensions and Capacity:|
|Bucket Capacity (pints):||17|
|Cabinet Depth (in.):||11.7|
|Cabinet Height (in.):||24.1|
|Cabinet Width (in.):||15.1|
|Cord Length (ft.):||6|
|General Warranty:||1 year limited|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||48|
|Bucket Full Sensor:||Yes|
|Built in Timer:||Yes|
|Drain Hose Connectable:||Yes|
|Filter Type:||Washable filter|
|Master On/Off Switch:||Yes|
|Power Cord Included:||Yes|
|Wheels or Casters:||Yes|
|ENERGY STAR Compliant:||Yes|
|Power and Performance:|
|CFM on High Speed:||208|
|CFM on Low Speed:||156|
|CFM on Medium Speed:||191|
|Noise Level on High Speed (db):||49|
|Number of Fan Speeds:||3|
|Pint Removal per 24 hrs.:||70|
Ratings & Reviews
Kenmore — trusted in the homes of more than 100 million Americans.
Make your space more comfortable, reduce the risk of mold and prevent stored items from mildewing with the Kenmore dehumidifier 53571. This ENERGY STAR qualified model features an external pump kit that lifts water vertically up to 16 feet into sinks, drains and out windows. It removes up to 70 pints of water from large wet areas daily.
This Kenmore dehumidifier has convenient and time-saving features, such as electronic controls, a bucket-full sensor, a built-in timer, and casters.
- ENERGY STAR qualified, so it saves energy and money
- Worry-free automatic shutoff prevents bucket overflow
- Customize the humidity level, fan speed and timer at the press of a button
- Automatically restarts at previous setting if power is interrupted
- Lift-up carry handle and 360° swivel casters make the unit easier to move
- Four season operation; works in temps as low as 41°F
Added on June 02, 2013
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Most Helpful Reviews
It seems to work as advertised and I just followed instructions for cleaning filter from time to time. Only possible concern is that humidity readout differs from a stand-alone humidity gauge. Not sure which one is right. In summer it was running about 50% of time with setting of 70% humidity.
I asked for the best dehumidifier they carried and was sold this model. While it does a great job eliminating the humidity it doesn't read the humidity level properly and never shuts off so it emits a ton of heat in our basement suite that it is in making the room totally unusable. From reading other reviews on-line for this model it seems to a major problem.
This dehumidifier is perfect for eliminating the need of having to empty the water tank since this model has an optional condensate pump. This little pump fills and then automatically discharges the water to where ever the user desires. Sink, sump pit or outdoor. Everything needed is in the box. Perfect for our situation.
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It does not measure humidity correctly, causing it to run constantly without shutting off. I sent it in to be serviced and it came back saying "runs within specification". I do not recommend anyone purchase it.
We purchased this unit for our basement. It is really doing the job! No tell-tale smell of any moisture remains and we feel it is doing an excellent job of pulling the moisture out of the air.
Mastic Beach, NY
Love the unit, no problems and works as it should. Bought this after Sandy, for my basement. Living by the water I need this in my basement year round. Hasn't cost a bundle to run either.
I bought this unit to accommodate humidity from a small indoor pool that is being constructed in my home. I tried the dehumidifier out a couple of weeks before the pool was finished. At first I was impressed with all the moisture it removed and I happily emptied the bucket daily. Then it stopped. It turns on, it makes noise like the motor is running and as though it is working, but it is not pulling moisture out of the air --- the bucket remains empty. The pool was filled with water two days ago. They haven't installed the cover yet that is supposed to hold in a lot of moisture and needless to say it is getting really humid in the room with the pool. This dehumidifier is plugged in and "running" but not doing anything. The bucket still remains empty and is not filling up with water. I have to open windows, open doors, and run the exhaust fans throughout the house to try to get rid of the humidity.
This unit is located in a storage building and runs continually. Being Washington state the humidity is high enough to need constant use. It has been effective at reducing the humidity in the building from February to July. While I do not now remember the estimated cost of operating this unit for a year, this shop is on it's own meter which has averaged $10-15 per month for years. As soon as we plugged this unit in the bill doubled for a time, and then doubled again to $48 this last month. Using a Kill-A-Watt unit the estimated monthly cost of power was $22.90 after 1 1/2 hours, but after 8 hours the Kill-A-Watt estimate was $29.76. No other dehumidifier I have used in this building has consumed this much power. Just watching the meter spin on the building goes much faster than before this dehumidifier is plugged in, and that's with another dehumidifier in a separate building on the same meter. I suspect it may be defective, but have to send it out to find out. Perhaps I can find someone with an inductive amp meter to test current usage.