Danby DDR095BDPWDB Review.
The Danby 95 pint is a high-performance, Energy Star rated dehumidifier.
Lots of reasons to like this model, but the Smart Dehumidify feature what sets it apart.
Smart dehumidify function: dehumidifier will automatically control the room humidity by factoring in ambient room temp. It’s a set-it-and-forget-it feature!
As 11.875 gallon dehumidifier (daily), it’s ideal for high-humidity areas.
Reading buyer reviews, many users live below sea level (in valleys), near lakes, or need a powerful dehumidifier for large basement.
Danby dehumidifier is perfect for large rooms, especially basements. It comes w/ large water tank and hose for direct-drain function.
If you need a smaller unit, Danby offers 6 sizes:
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All units have the same features — only different area capacity and water tanks.
For my review I’ll focus on the Danby 95 pint dehumidifier (DDR095BBWDB).
Danby 95 pint Dehumidifier Review:
Allowing excess moisture to build in your home can cause a lot of damage.
mold, mildew, fungus, and rotting wood (especially support beams)
It also poses health risks — mold can pollute air quality without you realizing it. The longterm affects can certainly lead to health issues.
A secondary issue is “musty” smell.
These are all worst-case scenarios, but it can mostly be avoided by having a dehumidifier that suits your scenario.
Fortunately, today’s dehumidifiers are more affordable + very little maintenance.
Danby has produced many of the top selling dehumidifiers and released the Energy Star Series in 2019.
As the best large pint dehumidifier for residential use, the Danby 95 pint dehumidifier includes a Smart Dehumidify function — system will auto adjust based on air moisture levels.
Super easy maintenance!
Capacity: 95 pints (12 gallons)
Coverage: 4,000 – 4,500 sq. ft.
** FYI — advised humidity for homes is 40-50% RH (relative humidity).
The Danby Energy Star includes a hygrometer. If you only want a hygrometer, they’re pretty cheap. Here’s a few hygrometers if you’re interested >>
For easier operation, the Danby 95 pint comes w/ reusable, washable air filters.
Includes direct-drain function for basements (also known as “continuous drainage”).
Buyers say it runs very quietly — as an Energy Star compliant unit it help lower electric bills month-over-month. Additional features include auto-restart function – auto turns it back on if your electricity goes out.
Easy-pour water tank prevents spilling or splashing when emptying. It’s designed to pour out like from a pitcher.
The Danby 95 pint is perhaps the best dehumidifier with direct-drain.
direct-drain: simply attach a hose to the machine w/ the other end leading to a drain or sink. This allows for direct-drain, meaning you don’t need to empty the water bin anymore.
This feature is especially useful for basement dehumidifiers.
Danby 95 Pint Dehumidifier with Pump:
- Model: DDR095BDPWDB (60 lb)
- Capacity: 95 pints (12 gallons)
- Coverage: 6,000 sq. ft.
- Pricing: Affordable
- Smart dehumidify function: Unit auto controls room humidity by factoring in ambient room temp
- Dehumidifier with direct-drain
- Quiet operation
- Automatic de-icer to prevent frost build-up on coils
- Wheels = portable dehumidifier
- Auto-Restart feature (in case of power outage)
- Reusable, washable air filters
- 24 hour programmable timer
Danby DDR095BDPWDB Dehumidifier Review:
In my opinion, the Danby 95 pint dehumidifier is the best option available.
It’s offered in 5 sizes so you can choose the best sq. ft. option for your home.
30, 45, 50, 60, 70-pint dehumidifier
The Danby 95 pint in particular is very popular online — many buyers use as a dehumidifier for basement with direct-drain feature.
If you’re looking to large rooms (up to 6,000 sq. ft.) or a basement dehumidifier, I think the Danby 95 pint dehumidifier is one of the best.
For its size, the Danby 95 pint has an affordable price + lots of good buyer reviews.