If you’ve ever owned a humidifier, you know that the upkeep can be a pain, given they have to be cleaned regularly and in detail to avoid spewing bacteria and mold into your home. While I’d love to be one of those people who meticulously scrubs theirs once a week, I’m unfortunately the person who doesn’t remember it even needs cleaning until the smell of mildew pervades the room.
Enter Canopy, an innovative new humidifier designed specifically to eliminate this problem. According to founder Justin Seidenfeld, the device utilizes technology to prevent the growth of mold; specifically, it features sensors that stop the machine from turning off until all water has been evaporated. “That’s one of the most common ways mold grows,” he says. “People forget there’s remnant water [in their humidifier].” You mean you can’t just let water sit in there for weeks/months and then randomly turn the