Poorly designed bucket - spills too easily This Haier unit has been operating nicely for several weeks, attractive design, easy to clean air filter and appears to be well built. Only time will tell if it is.
We especially liked the 5 yr. warranty on the refrigeration parts after my previous bad experience with Sears unit and their service.
Major problem we have found has to do with the design of the bucket and "bucket full" shutoff float lacks any water level adjustment.
The water level in the bucket when full is so high that we find it impossible to remove and carry it from the unit without spilling.
A phone call to Haier about this did not provide a solution, as there is no adjustment for the float switch - and from the comments of their customer service agent, ours seems not the first call about this problem.
While there is a knock out plug and flexible hose to allow one to connect this to a permanent drain, the location of our (basement) installation is too far from any plumbing to make this a practical solution...more info