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Safety
I M P O R T A N T C A U T I O N S F O R U S I N G Y O U R D E H U M I D I F I E R .
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury or damage to the
dehumidifier, these safety precautions must be followed:
. Do not place the power cord near a heater.
. Do not use an electrical outlet near
f l a m m ab l e or c om bu s t i bl e ma ter i a l s s uc h
a s ga s o li n e, p r o pa ne , pa i n t t hi nn er s , etc .
. D o n o t d is as s e m bl e o r m od i fy de hum i di fi e r
parts or components. lt may cause electric
s h oc k a nd failu r e
. Plug in the power cord properly.
. Do not turn the unit on and off by inserting
o r pu ll in g ou t t he po w er pl u g.
. Do not damage the power cord or use an
unspecified power cord.
. Do not modify power cord length.
. D o no t s ha r e t h e o ut l et w i t h a no the r
a p pl ia nc e .
. Always plug into a grounded outlet. Not
gr ou n din g un it m a y c a us e e l ec tr i c al s ho c k .
. U np l u g th e uni t if i t em i t s s tr a ng e s o un ds ,
od o rs , or s m ok e .
. Do not use an electrical outlet if it is loose
o r d am ag e d.
. Do not operate or plug in unit with wet
h a nd s o r in a w et e nv i r on men t.
. Ventilate area before operating dehumid-
ifier. Check for the presence of natural gas
o r th e b u il d up of o th er c o mb us t i bl e
va o or s .
. Do not clean the dehumidifier with water.
Water may enter the unit and degrade the
in s ul at io n res ult i ng i n a n el e c tr i c a l s hoc k .
. lf water enters the product, turn off the
de hu mi di fie r ' s
po w er s w i tc h , t he n u np l ug
t he u ni t. D o no t plu g i n u ni t u nti l i t h as be en
inspected by an authorized repair service.
. Because the fan rotates at high speed
du r in g op e r a tio n, al w a y s un pl u g de hu mi d-
ifier before attempting any recommended
ma in te n an c e o r c l ea ni ng .
. D o n ot bl oc k t he i n l et o r ou tl et . l t ma y
cause unit to fail or to operate inefficiently.
. Do not remove plug from outlet by pulling
on the cord.
. W h en no t i n use , t ur n i ng t he u n i t o f f w i l l
s a ve en e r g y. U n pl ug t h e d e hu m i d i f i e r
when not using for long periods of time.
. When removing the filter, be aware that
some metal parts may have sharp edges
and may cause injury.
. Do not use the water collected in the
bucket for drinking purposes. lt is not
s a ni t a r y a n d cou l d ca u se i l l ne ss.
. Do not allow children to play with this
product.
T i p s
. Auto is the suggested setting for typical
everyoay use
. Make sure the dehumidifier is the correct
size for the area you want to dehumidify.
It is not designed to dehumidify the entire
h o us e .
. For proper operation, the dehumidifier
should only be placed on a level floor.
. Close all doors, windows and other open-
i n g s t o t h e r o om . T h e d eh u mi d i f i er mu st
operate in an enclosed area to be effective.
. To clean, use a soft cloth; do not use wax,
thinners, or strong detergents as they may
change the color of the unit or cause
surface damage.
. Be sure to replace the bucket properly
after emptying to prevent water from
collecting on the floor causing damage to
some types of flooring.
. Do not put a pet or house plant where it
will be exposed to direct air flow. This could
injure the pet or plant.
. Operation without filter will cause
unit failure. Insert the filter securely. Clean
it every two weeks. (See maintenance.)

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