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What is the difference between a humidifier and a vaporizer?
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Vaporizers use heat
Humidifiers are devices that increase water content of the air in a room. Vaporizers are humidifiers are humidifiers that do this by heating the water. Cool mist humidifiers give the same result without heating.
They work just as well. Avoid vaporizers. If you knock one over in the dark you may burn you feet and your shins.

In brief: Vaporizers use heat
Humidifiers are devices that increase water content of the air in a room. Vaporizers are humidifiers are humidifiers that do this by heating the water. Cool mist humidifiers give the same result without heating.
They work just as well. Avoid vaporizers. If you knock one over in the dark you may burn you feet and your shins.
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