Finding the ideal indoor humidity level is essential to your overall home comfort needs. Installing a whole home humidifier is one great way to set your ideal indoor humidity. Whole home humidifiers combat dryness, help with those suffering from asthma or allergies, and preserve your wood floors and furnishings.
Let’s start with the basics and learn more about humidity, why humidity is important, and some humidification warning signs to look out for. Questions about the humidity in your home? Give us a call!
According to the National Geographic Society, humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. If you have a high amount of humidity, this means there is a high amount of water vapors in the air.
During cold Winter months, your home can get very dry as warm air is circulating throughout your home. Adding humidity to your home will help you feel more comfortable, preserve wood floors and furniture, and minimize the formation of viruses, keeping you healthier.
For optimal comfort, we recommend setting your humidifier to the following:
Some whole home humidifiers are manual. When the season changes from Winter to Summer, all you need to do is switch to the correct season on your air humidifier.
If you or your home is experiencing one or more of these symptoms, it’s a good indication the humidity in your home is too low:
Humidifiers can preserve an ideal indoor humidity level to prevent levels from getting to low or too high. There are many types of humidifiers on the market. Finding the best humidifier for your new baby, plants and specific rooms of your home can seem pretty overwhelming. We strongly recommend considering a whole-home humidifier since the system is designed to target all humidity in your home.
Choosing a humidifier that will properly control your humidity levels depends on the type of furnace and the size of your home. Aprilaire, creates whole-home humidification solutions focused on improving the health of your home’s air and has listed the different types of humidifiers they offer. Consult with an HVAC professional about your options.
To learn more about IAQ products and which products work best to solve common problems, check out our previous post, The Rundown on Indoor Air Quality.
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