Sep 28, 2020
Clean air inside your home is as easy as replacing your filter. Here’s what you need to know.
How weather affects you is one of the biggest nuisances when it comes to being outside. But did you know it can also cause you problems inside as well? The temperature and climate of your home can change the way you live and your comfort level. However, using the right tools (like a humidifier) can help keep your home the perfect level of comfort.
Why would you even need something like a humidifier in your home? Well, simply put, it is overall better for your health. To be more specific, humidifiers usually add moisture to the air to prevent dryness and irritation of the body. They can also be effective at treating dry skin, dry nose, dry throat, and chapped lips. They are also useful for minimizing symptoms related to the flu or common cold.
Humidifiers can range from large or small devices and produce water vapor (or steam) to increase the levels of moisture in the air (i.e. Humidity). There are several different types and finding the right one that works for you is simple.
Types of Humidifiers:
So that begs the question, how do you know if you even need a humidifier to help even out your indoor climate? For starters, there are eight factors that may determine if you need to add a humidifier to your home...
When creating the ideal environment for your home it’s also important to keep in mind the different types of humidity levels. The amount of humidity in the air will vary depending on the season, weather and region in which you live. Usually, you can expect higher humidity during the summer months and lower humidity during the winter. HVAC experts say inside your home, humidity levels should usually be between thirty percent and fifty percent.
There is a difference between low humidity and high humidity though. A climate that leans too far either way can cause problems:
Interested in learning more about how humidity can affect your home? Listen and Learn on the 10 Minute Tips podcast where Austin and Mick discuss how humidity can take control of your home.