Having a good, dependable home dehumidifier is an affordable luxury today.
There’s obvious health benefits, but their main purpose is to lower the risk of damage to your home:
mold & mildew, dust mites, damage to walls/paint, rotting wood
Below is our list for best dehumidifiers in Canada for 2021 – my rankings are based on performance, price, and buyer reviews online.
Prices on my list range, $149 to $649.
The Best Dehumidifier Canada
The Frigidaire models are the best dehumidifier for basements.
Buyers love their affordable price and claim it to be the top model for continuous drainage basements.
Models: 35, 50, 70 pint
Type: Moderate Humidity
For instant drainage the Frigidaire portable dehumidifier comes w/ a hose outlet ~ place the other end into a drain or sink and you won’t have to worry about emptying it!
The remote control makes it a user-friendly model too!
Each dehumidifier includes adjustable humidity, eco-friendly mode, quiet mode, and washable air filters to remove dust and airborne particles/pollutants.
Frigidaire portable dehumidifiers are also whisper quiet ~ only 51 dBs.
Also a washable air filter removes dust and large air particles!
For its price and low maintenance, I think the Frigidaire portable dehumidifiers offer the best value in 2021.
Lots of positive buyer reviews!
Tosot Energy Star model is the best dehumidifier for up to 3000 sq. ft.
From online reviews it’s popular in basements and living rooms – compact size and wheels make it super portable around the house.
Models: 35 / 50 / 70 liter
Real-time monitoring lets you choose the humidity level you want. Compared to other large dehumidifiers, the Tosot dehumidifier is very energy efficient.
Upgraded superior compressor – perfect for removing moisture in basements or very damp areas.
Includes a 2-gal. tank, plus auto-drain function for continuous usage.
An Energy Star rated model it requires 30% less energy to run.
It’s also quiet enough for bedrooms or basements!
Lots of positive buyer reviews!
Frigidaire 70 pint dehumidifier was the best seller last year.
Buyers love its affordable price and claim it to be the best 70 pint basement dehumidifier with pump for drainage — run it continuously (without having to empty the tank).
Sizes: 30, 50, 70 pint
Using the remote control, you can set your desired humidity level (instead of increasing/decreasing speed)
Includes LCD control panel which shows you the current room humidity level.
Buyers also confirm how quietly it runs – only 51 dB!
Frigidaire FFAD7033R1 70 pint comes with a built-in pump makes the Frigidaire pint the best dehumidifier for basements.
Good price w/ lots of positive reviews.
Ivation dehumidifier is a 70-pint option for preventing mold, mildew & odors.
As an Energy Star Rated dehumidifier it uses an eco-friendly refrigerant and programmable humidistat.
Areas: up to 850 sq. ft.
LCD control screen makes it super easy to adjust settings – changing humidity levels, changing modes, scheduling timers.
The Ivation dehumidifier comes w/ specialized air filters to prevent mold & odors ~ also helps filter dust, allergens and dander.
Best dehumidifier for allergies! Reduces allergens and pet dander!
Ivation 70 pint is the most popular model, but it is offered in 3 sizes.
Ivation 30 Pint: 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Ivation 50 Pint: 3,000 Sq. Ft.
Ivation 70 Pint: 4,500 Sq. Ft.
Good price and buyer reviews online!
The Danby 70 pint dehumidifier is the best dehumidifier for up to 4500 sq. ft.
Perfect for basements it offers continuous drainage operation w/ user-friendly controls – very easy maintenance!
Sizes: 50 and 70 pint
As a smart dehumidify model the Danby DDR070BBPBDB auto adjusts power for ideal room humidity.
The Danby portable dehumidifier even factors in ambient temp ~ it’s able to maintain humidity levels during the hottest months.
Buyers say it’s the best high-capacity dehumidifier for summer.
auto over-flow shutoff, digital controls, auto de-icer mode
Expensive, but a top model for low-maintenance.
Whynter Energy Star dehumidifiers would be higher on my list if they weren’t so expensive.
The 60 pint is the most popular, but each model from 30 to 70 pints is Energy Star certified – they also come with washable pre-filter and drain hose for super easy maintenance.
Sizes: 30 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 95 pint
Designed to be user-friendly, each unit comes with digital controls.
At the top of the machine you can simply set the humidity level 35-85% (50% is the ideal relative humidity level).
The Whynter comes w/ a 14.5 pint remove-able bucket.
As a portable dehumidifier simply wheel it to the drain to empty it!
Each model also comes w/ a built-in drain hose too.
For example, the Whynter 60 pint comes with a 20-inch drain hose for continuous drainage – good for basement or garage use.
Also includes automatic humidity sensor and auto-defrost!
Lastly the Whynter dehumidifiers are ultra quiet.
If you can afford the $200-700 price it’s probably best dehumidifier in Canada.
The Danby dehumidifier units have come out of nowhere to be top sellers in 2020.
Ideal for large rooms and basements, the Danby 70 pint model comes w/ continuous drainage function and 12.7 pint water tank.
Coverage: 4,000 – 4,500 sq. ft.
Buyers enjoy the new “Smart Dehumidify” feature — the Danby dehumidifiers will automatically adjust for the ideal humidity level.
If the Danby 70 pint dehumidifier is too big, they smaller sizes:
DDR030BDWDB: 30 pint dehumidifier (small rooms)
DDR045BDWDB: 45 pint dehumidifier (small rooms)
DDR050BGWDB: 50 pint dehumidifier (medium size)
DDR060BDWDB: 60 pint dehumidifier (basements)
DDR070BDWDB: 70 pint dehumidifier (basements)
Other features include:
direct drainage for basements, auto de-icer, wheels for portability
All models are energy efficient and run super quietly.
Affordable dehumidifier with lots of positive reviews.
The DeLonghi 70 pint dehumidifier is the best for energy efficiency + humidity control.
Each unit comes with an “ideal humidity” control — simply select your ideal humidity level and let it do the rest!
FYI: Ideal humidity for homes is 40-50% RH (relative humidity)
DeLonghi dehumidifiers also great for continuous drainage.
As a basement dehumidifier, the DeLonghi models come with a specialized pump system which can discharge water to a drain or up to 16 ft. overhead.
DeLonghi dehumidifiers are offered in three sizes:
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They also help purify your air — the first dehumidifiers certified “Asthma and Allergy Friendly”.
For convenience and efficiency, the DeLonghi dehumidifiers are second to none.
Downside is the higher price tag.
The Friedrich 50 pint (D50BPA) is a top seller in Canada.
It’s an Energy Star dehumidifier that comes w/ built-in drain pump for basement dehumidifying.
Sizes: 30, 50, 70 pint
Front control panel displays room temp and room humidity levels. Buyers say it’s a user-friendly model that’s basic enough for anyone to use.
Includes 3 drainage options and washable filters.
Buyers say the Friedrich model is super versatile – large enough as a basement dehumidifier and quiet as a bedroom dehumidifier.
Affordable price – one of the best portable dehumidifier in Canada.
The Frigidaire quiet dehumidifier is another top seller.
It is a little more affordable than other Frigidaire models and includes all the basic features you’d want.
Frigidaire dehumidifier is available in three sizes:
- FAD704DWDE: Frigidaire 70 Pint
- FAD504DWDE: Frigidaire 50 Pint
- FAD301NWD: Frigidaire 30 Pint
Most popular is the 70 pint — perfect for rooms of 1400 sq. ft.
It comes w/ Easy-Select controls which let you set exact moisture levels (i.e. bedrooms are lower level)
Includes auto shut-off feature (if water tank is full) + continuous drain for all-day usage.
Lots of happy buyer reviews + very affordable price.
Honeywell 50 pint dehumidifier is perfect for any residential room.
Includes a drain hose making it good basement dehumidifier – buyers confirm the continuous drainage function is easy to set up.
Sizes: 50 and 70 pint
Buyers also like the “Smart Humidistat” – choose your humidity level and will auto adjust speeds for it.
As a 50 pint dehumidifier, the Honeywell smart dehumidifier models are very versatile – powerful enough for basements and quiet enough for bedrooms.
detachable water tank, dust filter, auto-restart, auto defrost controls, overload protection
Expensive, but also the best basement dehumidifier in Canada.
The LG Energy Star dehumidifiers are specially designed to save electricity (to lower your energy bill!)
Includes two dehumidify options — the “high” option removes up to 70 pints of air moisture.
Ideal for larger areas up to 2,000 sq. ft.
Since it is Energy Star Rated, it has relatively low power consumption w/ super high output & performance!
Also works as an air purifier — removes 99% of airborne particles. (perfect for allergies or respiratory issues)
LG is a top seller online w/ many positive buyer reviews.
The Homelabs 4000 sq. ft. dehumidifier is one of the most affordable on my list.
It is an Energy Star rated dehumidifier — perfect for basements or high-humidity locations!
Homelabs dehumidifiers are available in three sizes:
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Each is high-powered and can be used for open-area layouts:
basements, offices, garages + high ceiling rooms
Dehumidifiers are also very quiet – perfect for bedroom dehumidifiers (confirmed by buyers)
HomeLabs dehumidifiers include 24-hr continuous cycle (all-day), turbo mode + remote control
Lots of positive reviews + very affordable price.
The Shinco dehumidifier was launched in March, but eventually became the best-selling product in 2020.
Buyers say it is a good basement dehumidifier – it is easy to set up continuous drainage, is low maintenance and very easy to set humidity levels.
Purchase includes drain hose!
Shinco 50 pint is the favorite online, but also available as 30 and 70 pint.
Buyers love how they operate very quietly — one buyer says it is practically silent.
Versatile dehumidifier buyers have used for:
basements, bedrooms (good for light-sleepers), entertainment rooms, small offices
Popular model w/ affordable price.