Consumer Reports Dehumidifier Guide

The Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star 50-pint Dehumidifier Review

The Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star 50-pint Dehumidifier ReviewA dehumidifier is a machine used to reduce the humidity level in the air and to remove the odour and usually for comfort reasons. It uses a thermal condensation dehumidification method that allows the air pass through the unit and separates water from the air. The Frigidaire brand produces various types of dehumidifiers and The Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star is one of the best in them. This unit is one of the best rated dehumidifiers for mid-size basement.

Features and Specification

Improves Home environment

This device improves your home environment by drawing out the excess moisture and protect home and family from bacteria that will cause difficult to breathe that may arise health problems.

Humidity control

It controls the volume of humidity which allows maximum comfort to the users.

Ready-select control

The Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star has easy select options with the touch of a button. It has a 24-hour timer and a control lock that will allow you to control the level of humidity in your room as per required. It has a continuous drain option as well, so you don’t need to empty the water bucket manually.


It is space wise portable. It includes the top handle, side handles and wheels that make it easy to move from one room to another.


The Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star has two fan speeds for more flexibility and 50 Pints per day. The unit will automatically shut down when the tank is almost full. It also equipped with a washable filter that keeps the air fresh.

Front Loading Bucket

The water bucket is located in front of the dehumidifier for easy access. It has a handle to carry the bucket and empty the bucket splash and hassle-free.

Energy Star Certified

This means that Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star has been approved for the use of less energy, reducing utility bills and your energy too.


The Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star has 1-year full warranty & a 5-year warranty on the plastic parts.


  • Portable design
  • Washable filters
  • Electronic controls
  • Auto shut down system
  • Low-temperature operation
  • Dehumidifies 50 pints per day
  • Automatic full tank alert system
  • Automatic defrost controls & up-to-the-minutes humidity controls
  • Operates continuously if the unit is located near the suitable drain system


  • Bit expensive
  • This unit cannot be used with extension cords
  • The device may leak after some months if not used carefully or correctly


The Frigidaire FAD504DWD Energy Star is a highly recommended model. It is the kind of a dehumidifier that you want to buy if you want to get rid of the excess humidity and the bacteria from your home. It has high-quality features and performs very well in the low temperate too.

If you have a larger basement, you can try the same brand with bigger water tank Frigidaire FAD704DWD Energy Star or you need the smaller one for your bathroom and washing room, you may consider the Frigidaire FAD301NWD Energy Star

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