04-07-2016, 10:31 PM
I first used the humidifier when I first got the machine 3 months ago. I then put it down to the lowest humidification setting at 1. I think fully disabled it and wake up fine....
Just wondering if this will keep the tubing any cleaner or extend the intervals between cleaning the hoses, etc.???
I only cleaned them once in 3 months while using humidifer, but they never look dirty! Same with the mask, it's never dirty even if I rinse it. Just looking for opinions.
The humidifier is to keep your sinuses and throat moist, but if you find that you don't need it, turn it off. Another thing you could do is to just use the humidifier in passover mode by putting water in the chamber and leaving it turned off. That way you will get a slight bit of humidity, just a thought.
I clean my hose once a week with my mask and humidifier.chamber in warm, mild, soapy water.
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Clean that hose regardless. Yes, you don't have to do it as often, but there's still opportunity for stuff to start growing in there. Why take the chance? Clean it at least once every 2 weeks, maybe 3 if you are super lazy.
And of course you won't see dirt. Unless you live in a construction zone.
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