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Alright, alright, I'm giving up; I've connected the damn dehumidifier to the floor drain. This is my Old Man Literally Yells At Cloud moment, thank you

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@ironiridis I went far too many years before doing this. It’s quite nice to not have to empty it every few hours.

@iamdoon @ironiridis wait... Did you just attach a hose to your independent dehumidifier or is it some kind of kit that allowed it? Ours sits full for more days than I'll admit because our dry rack is in front of the basin. To the best of my knowledge we'd have to modify it by some sort of hardware store MacGuyver business. Did you hack it?

@ironiridis @jacqui Yeah mine has a connection for a standard garden hose type fitting on the back. If you attach a hose there, it all drains that direction, but if it’s capped, it drains into the internal catch basin.

@iamdoon @ironiridis how convenient! Ours is old, it would be very nice if it emptied itself.

@jacqui @iamdoon That's what I've said about both my kids. Anyway yeah, you can take any old garden hose and cut it to length if your unit has the connector on it. Finally my hoarding pays off.

@ironiridis @jacqui I realized pretty quickly that a garden hose is a bit unwieldy indoors (ours has to go down a hallway and turn a corner to get to the floor drain), so I picked up a garden hose to hose barb fitting and some small flexible tubing, which works much better.

@iamdoon @jacqui Oh clever; I was flailing wildly with a box cutter and indignation since I did not plan to do this today.

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