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Cleaning a Humidifier - Safety First - Turn Off & Unplug the Humidifier
Humidifier Maintenance Step 1

Unplug Humidifier Before Cleaning

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Always turn off and unplug your portable humidifier before starting any maintenance cleaning and relocate it to a stable, well lit surface. These steps for cleaning a humidifier and filter replacement are illustrated with the Honeywell HCM890 Humidifier and are very typical of most wick-type portable cool mist humidifiers.

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