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How to make your own home dehumidifier.

Do you have damp in the house? Looking for a remedy for dampness?

And you want to make a dehumidifier easily?

You are right, it must be done before mold appears.

It's much healthier for your health.

Here is how to make your own DIY dehumidifier. Watch:

  • What you need
  • How to
  • Result
  • Why does it work?
  • Additional tips

What you need

- a 1.5 liter plastic water bottle

- 100 g coarse salt

- a compress

- cotton

- 10 drops of lavender essential oil (optional)

- 2 rubber bands

- 1 cutter

- scissors

How to

1. Cut the top of the bottle to 3/4.

2. Circle the neck with the compress.

3. Secure it with the rubber bands.

4. Put some cotton balls in the bottom of the bottle.

5. Pour the essential oil of lavender over it.

6. Put the coarse salt in the part of the bottle that contains the neck.

7. Fit the "neck" part of the bottle into the "bottom" part, upside down (as with wasp traps).

8. Place the humidifier where it is needed.


That's it that's all ! You made your own dehumidifier :-)

Easy, fast and effective!

You see, making a dehumidifier is simple.

Now you know how to fight humidity in a bedroom naturally.

In a few minutes you have made a real trap for humidity in the house.

It's a great trick against humidity in a bedroom, closet or on the veranda.

It cleans the rooms and will help to drive out the humidity on the walls of your home.

And your dehumidifier is 100% natural and really cheap. In terms of price, there is no photo!

No need to go broke at Boulanger, Leroy Merlin or Walmart to buy a Delonghi, Dyson or Rubson dehumidifier.

Another advantage of your DIY dehumidifier is that it is quiet and small in size. It does not take up space and you can move it easily.

Very practical to fight against humidity in a small apartment!

And if you're out of lavender essential oil, you can find some here.

Why does it work?

- How does your home dehumidifier work? Thanks to the salt! Salt is an excellent natural product for treating humidity and absorbing it. It is a natural moisture absorber. It dehumidifies the air naturally.

It is also widely used, including in commercial dehumidifiers.

- Cotton retains it and absorbs water.

- Lavender essential oil is recognized for its purifying and calming properties. In addition, it smells particularly good!

Additional advice

- Empty the water absorbed by your homemade dehumidifier often.

- Replace the salt every 15 days.

- Ventilate your interior every day at least twice for 20 minutes.

- Check that your walls are in good condition and not too damp.

- If you have damp smells in the house, quickly discover these tips to get rid of them.

- If you have musty smells in the closet, here are some tips to get rid of them.