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LG UD701KOG3 PuriCare 70-Pint Dehumidifier Quick Review

Many people don't know that LG does make good dehumidifier. LG UD701KOG3 PuriCare 70-Pint would be the perfect example. It is well made, fully functional, and a beautiful dehumidifier. But how good is the dehumidifying performance compared with its peers? Can it prevent mold and mildew growth in large spaces? Is it worth venturing into this new territory than the normal household brand? Find out in our full LG PuriCare 70-Pint dehumidifier review below.
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± 349.99 p
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LG UD701KOG3 PuriCare 70-Pint Specification

ProductLG UD701KOG3 PuriCare 70-Pint
Dimension
16.8 x 26.2 x 12.6 in
(42.7 x 66.5 x 32 cm)
Weight48.5 lb (22 kg)
Fanspeed2
Coverage (up to)2000 sq. ft. (186 m2)
Airflow speed
Capacity45 Pint (70 Pint 2012 DOE)
Water tank1.7 gallon (13.3 pints)
Noise level
Power consumption720 W
Timer/ Scheduler12-hour
FilterYes
Auto shut offYES
Continuous pump
Gravity drainageYES
DefrostYES
CastersYES
More color optionsYES
Wi-Fi/ BTBluetooth
ENERGY STARYES
Remote control
Child lock
Warranty1 year
Email/ Phone supportYES

Highlights

  • Metal body with 3 layers of insulation made with materials like glass wool & silicon
  • 2 Fan speeds
  • Electronic controls with automatic humidistat control
  • Automatic Defrost
  • Automatic restart and shut down
  • Continuous drain option
  • Washable air filter
  • 13.3-Pint side-loading bucket with splash guard and handle
  • 12-hour timer
  • Built-in casters

Usability

Pros

  • Low-temperature operation with anti-frosting.
  • Excellent build quality with thermal resistance metal case that prevents fire outbreak.
  • High 70-pint capacity even though the recommended coverage is only at 2000 square feet.
  • Safety auto shut off the dehumidifier every 23 hours to prevent overheating.
  • Easy to use side-loading bucket with splash-proof and handle.

Cons

  • Bucket is on the smaller side.
  • Only up to 12-hours of timer.
  • Built-in pump is an additional purchase.
LG UD701KOG3 PuriCare 70-Pint Dehumidifier

Kingston Kay

Growing up in New Orleans; one of the highest relative humidity in the United States, Kingston Kay knows a thing or two about humidity. Besides reviewing dehumidifiers for living, you will find him gyming in the basement.

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