Originally Posted by jeanne3579
One does not ADD water to a dehumidifier--it takes the water out of the air, so it is pure. We always used ours at home in our steam irons. Now that I live in the high desert, I have no need of a dehumidifier, so must buy distilled water.
I think the person was describing a humidifier, not a dehumidifier. You do add water, and dump it every day, clean it and add fresh water. "Monk" used both at the same time...