Honeywell QuietCare 9-Gallon Output Console Humidifier with Air Washing Technology, HCM-6009

The HCM – 6009 is a high output ‘cool mist’ evaporative humidifier from Honeywell. This humidifier comes with manual controls, Protec antimicrobial filter, a large water tank and a capacity to humidify larger areas. The device lasts for about twenty fours in one filling. The moisture it creates is noise free, microbe free and fresh. So that, you can have a good night’s sleep. It is an ideal product for you, if you are frequently suffering from air related allergies and symptoms.


Honeywell QuietCare 9-Gallon Humidifier


  • Presence of big swiveling wheels at the bottom of the device for easy and comfortable movement and portability.
  • In-built prefilter to prevent accumulation of dust and mold.
  • Capability to humidify very large areas up to 2300 square feet.
  • Ergonomic design for saving space.
  • Protec antimicrobial filter to keep the air of your room fresh and bacteria free.
  • Auto-Shutoff feature whenever the device runs out of water.
  • Noise free operation.
  • Two large water tanks for extra duration of working.
  • Different levels to set humidity and moisture.

Extra large capacity to hold more water and ability to humidify large areas are the real standout features of this humidifier.

95/100 in the Features Department.


This humidifier is very ergonomically designed to save space. Though, it’s a large humidifier but to solve its portability issues, big swiveling wheels at the bottom of the humidifier are provided. So that, you can move it anywhere you want.

The device features manual controls which are present at the top of the device. Its design and outlook are not like any premium humidifier. But the device is very sturdy and solid, thanks to its good build quality. It’s designed in such a way to maximize output and performance.

Not a great looking humidifier but a very ergonomic design to ensure proper humidification with portability as well. It is available in white and black colors.

Ease of Use

The device has manual humidity controls and output settings. You have to choose your desired level of humidity and set the dials accordingly. Though the controls are all manual, but in a way it lets the user completely customize its output.

Though the device constitutes dual water tanks, but cleaning these tanks is a very convenient process due to its simple and solid built that enables you to disassemble and reassemble it quickly and without any hiccup.

The bulky size and weight of the HCM – 6009 is not a trouble at all due to the presence of large swiveling wheels at the bottom of it. These wheels allow us to easily move the humidifier anywhere we require. Thus, even due to the large size, its portability is great.



The HCM – 6009 is a very powerful unit which has the capability to humidify large areas or rooms up to 2300 square feet. Its dual water tanks provide it the potential to continuously run for atleast 24 hours. The combined capacity of the two water tanks of this humidifier is 3.4 gallons and its humidity output is about nine gallons.

The humidifier has the ability to automatically clean the air from any harmful bacteria or a microbe due to the presence of the prefilter. The device has a unique turn off-turn on feature – whenever the desired level of humidity is achieved, the device would turn itself off. But when the humidity starts to fall down, it would again turn itself on and start producing cool mist.


The HCM-6009 humidifier from Honeywell is a good device which performs exceptionally well and has the capability to humidify large areas up to 2300 square feet. Such a capability is very rare in the humidifiers at the same price range. Even for its bulky size, the device is very portable.

Moreover, the device operates almost noise free and due to the presence of dual water tanks, it can continuously run for 24 hours. The humidity controls are manuals but provide great customization to the user to set its desired levels of humidity.

The major drawbacks of this device are lack of a warm mist option, lack of automatic and digital controls, and no LCD display panel. But at this price range, you just cannot expect everything.

Though you are certainly able to purchase a better humidifier if you can spend a little extra. Like the Air – O -Swiss 7147 Ultrasonic Cool/Warm mist humidifier, which has all the modern features and automatic controls with an LCD display.

But if your budget is tight and you require a humidifier for an extra large room, HCM-6009 is ideal for you.

Honeywell QuietCare 9-Gallon Output Console Humidifier (HCM-6009) Review
  • Features - 90%
  • Design - 90%
  • Easy of Use - 85%
  • Performance - 90%
88.8 %