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Devil505 10-31-2011 03:37 PM

Humidifier fill from float valve?
 
I have a console humidifier that requires daily filling from buckets in the cold weather. I was thinking of jury-rigging an automatic fill device connected to my plumbing that would run off a toilet tank fill valve.
Anyone done this or have any ideas?

Chris Kendall 12-10-2011 12:21 PM

Humidifier float valve
 
I was working on the same thing. Trying to find a float valve small enough to mount inside the plastic reservoir of this cheapo Holmes steam unit. Something like this might do the job, but I don't know what that float is made of.
http://www.google.com/products/catal...wAg#ps-sellers

oldhouseguy 12-10-2011 12:23 PM

This seems like a good idea, but I would never leave the house, because when I did, the float would stick and somehow make my house into an indoor pool.

I would like to see what you come up with though.

Good luck.


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