AprilAire Steam Canister

Steam Humidifier
Replacement Canister

This genuine replacement canister was designed and manufactured in the U.S.A. by AprilAire to optimize the performance of your AprilAire Steam Humidifier and help maintain balanced humidity in your home. Proper humidity levels help to reduce the airborne incidence of bacteria, viruses, fungi and dust mites that can cause respiratory infections and symptoms related to allergies and asthma. In addition, you’ll feel more comfortable while also preserving items in your home susceptible to damage from dry conditions or fluctuating humidity.

Why Choose AprilAire

We have been delivering Healthy Air since 1954 to help you feel better, sleep better, and live better. With solutions to manage all aspects of Indoor Air Quality for all types of homes in all environments, AprilAire is committed to helping you achieve a greater quality of life. Our whole-house signature solution—the AprilAire Healthy Air System®—provides all-in-one fresh air ventilation, air purification, humidity control, zoning control, radon mitigation, and sanitization which are all essential to maintaining proper Indoor Air Quality. No matter what type of HVAC system you have, AprilAire has a whole-home humidifier—part of the Healthy Air System—designed to deliver balanced humidity. AprilAire is Healthy Air.

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Maintain Wellness

The air we breathe matters to our health. While viruses, bacteria, mold, and other airborne particles may thrive in excessively damp or dry conditions, you can flourish in that sweet spot in between.

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Lower Energy Costs

Balancing the humidity in your home can help prevent your furnace from working overtime. Dry air feels colder than properly humidified air so by increasing your relative humidity, you can make your indoor environment feel warmer without overtaxing your heating unit.

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Protect Your Home

Air that's too damp can cause wood to warp. Air that's too dry can cause wood to splinter. Protect the structural integrity of your wood furnishings with solutions intuitively designed for preservation.

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Our Steam Canisters

Continue to maximize Healthy Humidity in your home by replacing your AprilAire Humidifier Steam Canister regularly. With Healthy Humidity, your home will have effective virus protection (when used as part of the AprilAire Healthy Air System®) from airborne viruses like the common cold, flu, and COVID-19. It will also help protect you from nosebleeds, sore throats, and dry skin. While balanced humidity exists between 40 and 60%, it's important to remember that outdoor temperature and other home factors will impact what relative humidity level is attainable and recommended for your house. Talk with your AprilAire Healthy Air Pro to learn more.

Maintain Humidifier Performance and the Benefits of Balanced Humidity

Looking for more information on AprilAire Steam Canisters? Below you will find various videos related to AprilAire Steam Canisters, how to maintain peak performance, and the benefits of balanced humidity.

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How to Replace the Canister

Join AprilAire Assistant National Training Manager, Brandon, as he walks through how to replace the canister in an AprilAire Steam Humidifier. Please note: Installation by a HVAC professional is recommended.


What is Humidity?

Humidity is the amount of moisture in its vapor form in the air. Learn about its impact on your environment, how you feel, and the importance of relative humidity on the health of your indoor air.

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How to Replace the Electrode Wires

The electrode wires in your AprilAire Steam Humidifier should be inspected every year. They should be replaced every 3 years, or sooner if they become loose or damaged, or if their age is unknown. Learn more to replace them with AprilAire Training Manager, Brandon.

Why you need

The AprilAire Healthy Air System®

We tend to forget what lingers in our air. The AprilAire Healthy Air System® is your one-stop, all-purpose investment toward a greater quality of life. Providing fresh air ventilation, air filtration, humidity control, zoning control, radon mitigation, and sanitization, the AprilAire Healthy Air System® provides effective virus protection and year-round defense from allergens, mold spores, bacteria, pet dander, and more. Fill your home with Healthy Air today and achieve greater overall wellness.





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