Frigidaire FFAP5033W1 Review: Modern urban lifestyle needs upgraded requirements like a home dehumidifier. Whether you live in a small apartment or a considerably bigger house with minimum ventilation, a congested livelihood can cause allergies to develop in your room due to the accumulation of humidity and moisture. Small apartments with no ventilation create allergens that can worsen your respiratory disease. The Frigidaire FFAP5033W1 50 pint dehumidifier reduces damp cellars to less than 50% humidity and stops the growth of wood rot, mildew, and other infestations.
Frigidaire 50 pint unit which we bought for testing, can easily regulate the humidity at 1,200 square feet of space. Energy star rating makes it one of the best dehumidifiers. It is also portable due to its compact size and is easy to move from one spot to another. From our experience with it, we were awestruck with its outstanding performance. This is a perfect dehumidifier for people who suffer from heavy allergens in their spaces.
Frigidaire FFAP5033W1 Review for 2023
1. Low-Temperature Operation
Any dehumidifier that can perform its task at low and ambient temperatures is referred to as a quiet temperature dehumidifier. Our Frigidaire 50 pint dehumidifier is one of the best low-temperature units. It can impressively function at temperatures below 41-degree Fahrenheit, which gives it longevity in terms of working and helps decrease mold formation on garments and other furnishings.
With the decrease in temperature, this dehumidifier’s ability to absorb moisture from our atmosphere also faces some reduction. Thus less moisture is efficiently removed from the air at low temperatures. It helps eliminate any obnoxious odors from our room, thus making our house ambient lively while maintaining energy-efficiency.
2. Multi-Speed Fan
This Frigidaire energy star dehumidifier makes use of a multi-speed fan to circulate air in and out of its unit. Most dehumidifiers in the market come with just a single-fan speed, which is a burden. But this product comes with three different speeds according to the customer’s convenience.
At urban apartments that are usually not soundproof, one must have a multi-speed fan feature in their dehumidifier so that one can adjust the noise level by setting the dehumidifier’s fan at the lowest speed and power level. This product’s multi-speed fan gives anyone absolute liberty to considerably eliminate the noise by its multi-speed fan feature, making its use more convenient. At low fan speed, the noise level is 47dB. At high and medium fan speed, noise levels are 51dB and 49dB.
3. Continuous Drain Option
The draining option and its usage efficiency influence consumer’s experience with their dehumidifiers. Frigidaire 50 pt dehumidifier is pre-programmed to adjust with various humidity levels for bedrooms, living rooms, and basements. That is why it comes with a built-in pump that lets it function incessantly. At the same time, it discharges water in an upward motion to drain it out through a window or a sink.
Thus, the continuous drain option makes this dehumidifier with built in pump mobile to all rooms, which in turn increases the efficiency of the whole system. One can be worry-free without getting worked up to drain water. A standard garden hose or any other reputed hose goes well for this dehumidifier’s drainage system. This feature makes it the perfect bathroom or garage dehumidifier.
This best dehumidifier for basement from Frigidaire comes with a grey control panel and an extra button for the internal pump. It is a high-capacity model that has a 9.1-gallon bucket while it can cover an approx. 400 square feet area at a go. It comes with high-quality control panel buttons and LEDs. With all these features this dehumidifier works at 115 volts.
The body of this dehumidifier is made up of high-quality plastic to sustain for longer periods. Its water collection bucket is thick enough to ensure no leakage. The grille and air filter are of a high standard for absorbing maximum moisture from the air. It has a container capacity of 16.9 pints, and there is a digital humidity readout. It also comes with a filter check indicator.
5. Humidity Control
The custom humidity control feature of Frigidaire dehumidifier 50 pint lets you adjust the amount of humidity in your room. If excessive dehumidification makes you feel dry in cool weather, this feature will provide you control over changing the humidity levels.
All you have to do is simply set the humidity level at an amount that is bearable and comfortable for you. If you are drying clothes, you might want to reduce more humidity from your room so that your clothes dry up sooner. But if it is relatively dry weather, you might set the levels of Frigidaire FFAP5033W1 accordingly to sustain some moisture in the room’s atmosphere.
Specs of Frigidaire 50 Pint Dehumidifier
- Brand : Frigidaire
- Model : FFAP5033W1
- Dimensions : 11.6 x 15 x 24.4 inches
- Item Weight : 45.6 pounds
- Pint Capacity : 50 pint
- Bucket Capacity : 2-gallon
- Voltage : 115 Volts
- Warranty Description : Full 1 year parts & labor warranty
What We Like About It?
We were stunned by the portable size of our Frigidaire 50-pint dehumidifier that allows for the easy movement of it from one room to another. It isn’t bulky and can be used with wheels for flexible mobility. This provides an efficient possibility of dehumidification from all rooms in your house.
Through our analysis, we realized that this product’s continuous draining ability could function continuously without any break. Hence you can enjoy a humid-less atmosphere in your house, anywhere, anytime. The excess water is drained through a sink or a basement window. So, your floor would be free of any wetness or accumulation of moisture with this 50 pint Frigidaire dehumidifier.
We noticed through our Portable dehumidifier’s experience that it comes with an easy-to-clean washable filter that lets you keep it clean. This sustains the efficiency of your dehumidifier without disappointing you with its existence. You just need to wash this filter under a warm running water tap, or the dirt can even be vacuumed using a vacuum cleaner.
We were impressed that this best Frigidaire dehumidifier has automatic shutoff ability when the water bucket is full. When the room has a required amount of RH level in Humidity, this best dehumidifier with pump will turn on and off spontaneously to keep the moisture level in the air intact. This is a great function
What We Dislike About It?
We realized through our experience with this home dehumidifier that this model was less durable and had stopped functioning abruptly. A customer generally counts on the device’s longevity, but if this dehumidifier stops working after a couple of months, it is a big turn-off. This will lead to our money investment going in vain.
In our scrutinization of this Frigidaire High Efficiency 50-Pint Dehumidifier, we came to a conclusion that, at times, ice tends to develop on its filter, which melts the next day. This reduces the product’s efficiency to a great degree and is another demerit in investing money to purchase it. It might be a drawback.
Press and release the “Humidity/Up” or “Humidity/Down” buttons to change and set the levels of this 50-pint Frigidaire dehumidifier in 5-per cent increments.
This Frigidaire compact dehumidifier 50 pint covers large basements and areas up to 1,200 square feet.
Yes, this Frigidaire FFAP5033W1 dehumidifier automatically can restart after a power outage.
The power cord length of our Frigidaire dehumidifier 50-pint device is 6 inches.
The Eastman 60309, Black Rubber Washing Machine Drain Hose, 12 Ft Length, works well with this Frigidaire 50-pint dehumidifier.
Concluding our Frigidaire FFAP5033W1 review, it is an excellent dehumidifier for the basement and other rooms, as it comes with custom humidity control and a continuous drain option. Its portable design enables one for 100% efficiency and effectiveness. This is an energy-star dehumidifier that not only gives you a moisture-free environment but also saves your electricity. It comes with all the modern features of a dehumidifier and is easy to clean with its washable filter.
Frigidaire Energy Star 50-pint dehumidifier manual is very user-friendly in giving a clear explanation for customers to operate this device. It comes with a multi-speed fan that helps you adjust the speed at three different levels, and its low-temperature operation lets it function at temperatures at 41-degree Fahrenheit. It comes with an automatic shut off ability when the bucket is full. Hence Frigidaire FFAP5033W1 room dehumidifier is highly recommended by us. Hope our article is found helpful for you. Happy shopping!.