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    How to store my Philips Humidifier or Combi Purifier/Humidifier

    Published on 04 April 2023
    Find below instructions on how to store your Philips Humidifier or Combi Purifier-Humidifier.

    How to store the HU2510, HU48xx, HU49xx, HU47xx Humidifiers:

    1) Empty the water tank, then 2) Clean and dry the water tank and wick. 

    3) After drying, the water tank and wick can be stored in the appliance.

    Note: Please refer to the clean/descale instructions in the User Manual specific for your model.

    How to store AC408x, AC38xx, AC27xx, and HU59xx Combi or Humidifier:

    1) Descale the humidification filter

    2) Clean the water softener

    3) Dry the water tank

    1) Descaling the humidification filter:

    Take the filter out from the water tank. (Note: you must remove the water bucket first before you can remove the filter). 

    Then mix white vinegar (5 ml/100 ml acetic acid) with an equal amount of tap water in a container that is large enough to soak the humidification filter in. If there are white deposits (scale) on the filter, make sure the side with the white deposits is immersed in the water. Soak the humidification in the vinegar solution for 1 hour. 

    After soaking, discard the water-vinegar solution. 

    Rinse the humidification filter under the tap to rinse away the vinegar residue. During rinsing, turn it so that both sides are rinsed. 

    Then air-dry the humidification filter. 

    2) Cleaning the water softener:

    Clean it under running tap with the soft brush supplied. 

    3) Rinsing and clean the water tank:

    Then, wipe it dry. Lastly, put the water softener and the humidification filter back in the water tank.
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