RH level for turning off dehumidifer and how long it can run for

What level of relative humdity signifies that it's time to turn off my dehumidifer? Also, on that note, how long can a dehumidifer run before it may be dangerous or would it just turn itself off if, say, it were to overheat? I could be wrong in assuming it would overheat after a certain period of time. Just looking for some clarity on these two areas. Thanks!

Asked by Sharon on 15th Jul 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"Hi I will turn off the machine around 30 to 40% with running times around 10 hours at a time Hope this helps Regards William"
Answered on 6th Aug 2022 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
"Hi, A dehumidifier will never remove 100% of moisture in the air so it's not worth setting it that high. 70% will stop condensation and aid drying laundry on an airer as long as the windows are shut. Most machines will stop when the target is reached or when the water catch tray is full."
Answered on 26th Apr 2024 - Member since Jan 2024 - report
"Answer to this enquiry can be found in the manual of the product. You may also wish to contact the customer service of the product manufacturer for additional guidance."
Answered on 16th Aug 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
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