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LG PuriCare 70-Pint Dehumidifier

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The LG PuriCare 70-Pint Dehumidifier protects your home from mold and mildew caused by excess moisture. It also helps eliminate bacteria in the air that can make breathing difficult.

  • Capable of continuous operation when the unit is located near a suitable drain (standard garden hose not included)
  • Full-function electronic controls
  • Easily accessible collection container with level indicator
  • Washable filter that reduces bacteria, room odors and other airborne particles
  • Portable design includes caster wheels making it easy to move your unit from room to room
  • 12.6 in. W x 16.8 in. L x 26.2 in. H
  • Full 1 year parts & labor warranty

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Specification Description
Brand: LG
Control Type: Digital Button
Cord Length: 72 in.
CountryofOrigin: Imported
Coverage Area: 2,000 sq. ft.
Power Type: Electric
Mount Type: Standard
Number of Settings: 2
Onn/Off Timer: Yes
Product Height: 26-1/4 in.
Product Length: 16-7/8 in.
Product Material: Metal
Product Width: 12-5/8 in.
Remote Control: No
Temperature Display: No
Voltage: 115 V
Warranty: 1-Year Limited
Product Type: Dehumidifiers
Manufacturer Part Number UD701KOG1
LG PuriCare 70-Pint Dehumidifier is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far, so good In use about a month and so far very happy with it. It's quiet and keeps the room well dehumidified. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best choice!! I'm truly satisfying what I purchase, it's working great, also wonderful design. if you are looking for top quality dehumidifier, try LG!! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very effective We purchased this for our rec room, which was getting a musty smell whenever it was closed up as the hvac for the rest of the house doesn't extend in to that area. The unit was put to work immediately after it was delivered, and we were pleasantly surprised at just how quickly the smell disappeared and also just how much water was drawn out of the air and into the tank. That tank, incidentally, is of decent capacity, which is good as we aren't able to use the drain hose attachment since there is no place for it to drain. One other thing that should be mentioned is that this unit is a bit on the noisy side, so you don't want to place it near the tv or sleeping quarters if at all possible, but given it's effectiveness in removing moisture, in a relatively large area, that shouldn't be an issue as you should be able to place it far enough away that the noise will be unobtrusive. This is also not an inexpensive unit, but then it's not just a plastic toy like most of the others available, which, incidentally, have considerably less moisture removal abilities and, according to their reviewers, tend to break down frequently, which means you'll just end up having to purchase another one anyway, so why not just go ahead and buy a good one for a bit more in the first place? [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best dehumidifier We bought this as a replacement for our last dehumidifier and cannot believe how much more efficient this LG humidifier is. Would definitely recommend this machine [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-09-25
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How does autodefrost work? How long does it take? I'm assuming no degumidifying is taking place in autodefrost mode?

Asked by: Mcatt1

Would this unit be enough for a 2700 sq ft home

Asked by: SandraE

What is the difference between LG UD701KOG2 and LG UD701KOG1?

Asked by: polojcp

My dehumidifier does not collect any water. Bucket is always dry. I live in humid Florida. What gives ?

Asked by: Wildthing13
We regret your dissatisfaction with the unit. What is the current humidity level in the room? If there is a low humidity level in the room, that moisture that is collected could be used for increased efficiency in the operations of the sealed system, leaving little if anything in the collection tank. Such an instance would be normal operation. If this is not the case, then please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 to troubleshoot the matter further.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-10

I keep getting a ch61 code what does this mean?

Asked by: Irving74
Unfortunately, we are not showing this error code listed for this model. To troubleshoot error codes, please visit: If further assistance is needed, please contact our support team via Twitter @LGUSSupport or by calling 800-243-0000. ^ST
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-10-19

for continuos operation using a garden hose, does this have a pump? ie, does the drain have to be lower than the unit? I want to run the hose into the sink of a finished basement

Asked by: Derek J

When the humidity setting has been met, does the condenser turn off? Does the fan turn off, or does it run all the time, regardless of whether the unit is dehumidifying the air?

Asked by: Jengv
The ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG PuriCare Dehumidifier, Model # UD701KOG1 does not operate unless the desired humidity level is lower than the current humidity level. It takes 30 minutes of continuous operation to reach the desired humidity level the first time the product is used. After 23 hours of continuous operation, the red Safety Standby light turns on for one hour and the fan and compressor shut off to prevent product malfunction. After an hour with the fan and compressor shut off, the Safety Standby light turns off and the fan and compressor automatically restart...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-07-24

For as much as this unit costs, why doesn't it come with a hose attachment for continuous use without having to manually empty the water bucket? Do we really have to spend more money for accessories that should be included?

Asked by: GiovanniL
According to the information on page 8 of the owner’s manual, the CONTINUOUS DRAINAGE SETUP requires the use of a standard garden hose. This standard water hose is not provided by the manufacturer.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-06-28
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