Frigidaire FFAD5033R1 Energy Star 50-pint Dehumidifier Review

What is Your Condition?

Frigidaire 50-Pint Dehumidifier Review

If you ever experience mold and mildew growth in your home, you should know exactly what it means to be living in a home with relatively low air quality. You feel uncomfortable with the stuffy and moldy air in your home and this can, of course, open you and your entire family or pets to great health problems. So what should you do then? To avoid the various kinds of health challenges in your home, you definitely need to increase the quality of air within your home or surrounding. Stuffy and moldy air can cause breathing difficulty to both the young and old in your home and could as well worsen any existing health challenges relating to breathing.

The moist air in your home needs to be filtered or removed totally to cub low air quality problems and to do this, you need a dehumidifier. But here is the challenge - what type of dehumidifier meets your home needs? There are numerous dehumidifiers available today and making a choice of the best one to meet your home requirements could be overwhelming as a lot of dehumidifier reviews out there can make you confused. This is why you need to be guided all through the process and, of course, the reason for this FFAD5033R1 Energy Star 50-Pint Dehumidifier review. Please check out my review and decide for yourself if it meets your home or office requirement.

Frigidaire FFAD5033R1 - Product Description

The Frigidaire FFAD5033R1 Energy Star 50-Pint Dehumidifier is a top rated high capacity dehumidifier that controls your environment for optimal comfort, freshness, and health. It removes particles and bacteria in the air, eradicates molds and mildew growth to improve the quality of air in your home. The Frigidaire FFAD5033R1 Energy Star 50-Pint Dehumidifier operates with a relatively low temperature of (41°F) which makes it perfect for a low-temperature region. In case of power outage or when the water tank is full, the unit shut off automatically to save your energy bill. The water tank is carefully positioned at the front of the unit for easy removal and disposal and the continuous drain option helps to eliminate the stress of constant emptying of the water tank. The washable filter slides out from the bottom of the unit supporting an effortless maintenance for a cool and fresh air.

How Does This Dehumidifier Work?

Once the unit is started, the surrounding damp air is trapped by the fan through the coil. The excess moisture present in the air is trapped and collected in the water tank which either can be drained using a garden hose or by simply removing the water tank for disposal once it’s full. The adjustable humidistat is used to set the unit to your desired level. The condensed air flows back into your home through the louvers maintaining a high-quality air inside your home or office.

Key Features of the FFAD5033R1

  • 50 Pint Capacity: 50 pints of moisture removal per day.
  • An User Friendly Control Panel: You can select or adjust your settings with the touch of a button.
  • Effortless Clean Filter: The washable filter reduces dust particles, bacteria, odor and other stuffy air from your home and gives you maximum comfort
  • 3 fan speed: For more flexibility
  • Effortless Humidity control: Easily control your home humidity level for optimal comfort.
  • Full Tank Alert System: Alert you once the water tank is near the brim
  • Energy Star Certified: Reduce your energy usage and save money on your electric bill.
  • Portability: Durable Caster wheels for easy movement around your home
  • Automatic Shut Off: The unit shut-off automatically once the water tank is full
  • Continuous Drain: Eliminates the stress of emptying your water tank all the time.
  • Front Fixed Loading Bucket with a Splash Guard and Handle: For removal and covey convenience.
  • Low-Temperature Operation (41°F): Eliminates low-temperature concerns


  • Protects your home from breathing difficulty caused by excessive moisture - resulting in mildew and mold growth.
  • The continuous drain option releases you from the tank emptying concerns.
  • You don’t need an extension cord
  • Saves enough energy and reduce your bills with the automatic shut-off design
  • It removes up to 50 pints of moist air from your surrounding per 24 hours.

Other package included with this unit?

  • Installation hardware
  • 50-Pint Dehumidifier
  • Owner’s manual

What We Liked

  • It is portable with an enhanced storage cord and a handle.
  • Great design with high-quality product parts
  • Generate less noise and the quietest 50-pint dehumidifier I’ve tested
  • A higher water holding capacity tank compared to other 50 pint units.
  • Higher value compared to other 50-pint dehumidifiers
  • Highly reliable with excellent customer feedbacks

What We Didn't Like

  • Only 5% increase rate hygrometer readings
  • There’s no auto defrost mode available in this dehumidifier
92 /100
Our Ratings

Is This Dehumidifier For You?

Whether the unit is ideal for you or not is your personal decision. But if you answer yes to any of the questions below, the unit is best for you.

  • Will a smaller water tank size serve you better compared to the 70-pint tank?
  • Does the dusty and moldy air in your home give you some health and environmental concerns?
  • Do you experience a regular power outage or low energy in your home?


  • How long does delivery take after placing my order?
    Answer: delivery takes an average of 3-5 days depending on your location
  • Does this product have warranty or guarantee?
    Answer: Yes. This product has 1-year labor warranty and 5-years seal warranty with a guaranteed optimal operation.

Final Verdict

Frigidaire FFAD5033R1 Energy Star 50-Pint Dehumidifier is a powerful, small-scaled and lightweight dehumidifier that constantly helps to eliminate bacteria, mildew, mold and stuffy air from your home. It keeps the air fresh and gives you and your family great comfort. If you’re looking for an energy efficient dehumidifier for your home that meets the above specifications, I highly recommend this unit.

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My name is Justin Williams. I am the founder and blogger at (read more about us). I was an allergy sufferer and that is also the reason why I began my trek to finding the best dehumidifier for my own personal health issues. All of the dehumidifier top picks on the site were put through their paces by Lance Perez - our dehumidifier researcher. He put each one through a series of tests to see how well they performed. Then, our editorial team compiled the insights into articles and published them.

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