How to choose the right humidifier? Going to the store, first determine the type of moisturizer. Mechanical. The most accessible variant of humidifiers. The water poured into the container impregnates the cartridges, through which the fan blows air. The advantage of such devices is a uniform distribution of steam in the room, a disadvantage - a high level of noise. Steam. In such models, water is brought to a boil, resulting in steam. Steam humidifier creates the purest steam from the water of any quality, but it is quite noisy, it does not ensure an even distribution of steam in the room volume, and besides, it is considered dangerous because of the high temperature of the steam.