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Avoiding Mineral Buildup in Your Humidifier

Humidifiers are essential for adding well-needed moisture into a dry indoor environment. You can use your humidifier to combat the many problems caused by low humidity, including dry skin, respiratory issues and even static electricity. However, your humidifier will only work as long as it’s properly maintained.

Humidifier: How it Can Help During Heating Season

Humidifier: How it Can Help During Heating Season

Once winter weather arrives, outdoor humidity levels drop because cold air doesn’t hold moisture like warm air does. Running the furnace pulls more moisture out of your air supply and can make the indoor humidity fall to desert-like levels. Investing in a humidifier is the best way to replace depleted moisture and raise the humidity level back to an optimal 45–55 percent range.

Stay Comfortable with a Humidifier in Your Home

Stay Comfortable with a Humidifier in Your Home

When temperatures drop during the winter months, many people choose to spend more time indoors. Thanks to modern furnaces and effective insulation, most homes are warm enough to be comfortable regardless of outdoor temperatures. Unfortunately, the equipment that prevents homes from being cold in the wintertime is to blame for drying out the circulating indoor air.

How Can Low Humidity Affect Your Health?

Modern, airtight homes tend to have lower humidity levels, especially during the winter months. It may be surprising to hear, but inadequate exposure to humidity can cause various health problems, especially in sensitive individuals. Here’s why, and what you can do about it:

The Importance of Cleaning Home Humidifiers

Your humidifier can keep the level of moisture in the air in your Grand Traverse County home at a comfortable level, but mineral deposits can build up in your device if it’s not regularly maintained. Cleaning home humidifiers is an important step to take when you want to ensure efficiency and a longer appliance lifespan. Here are some tips for keeping up with your humidifier’s mineral deposits:

Keep Your Humidifier Free of Mold with These Cleaning Tips

When you’re fighting a battle against dry air in your home, a humidifier is a very useful tool. However, if not properly cleaned, humidifiers can become a breeding ground for mold, allergens, respiratory irritants and bacteria. A dirty and wet unit can also worsen asthma and cause flu-like symptoms, so keep your humidifier clean with these tips.

How Humidifiers Help Keep Your Bills Under Control, and Your Comfort Level High in Wintertime

There are many reasons to consider purchasing a humidifier for your Michigan home.Not only will it keep you and your family healthier during the cold winter months, it can also protect your possessions from dangerous static electricity. If you’ve been thinking about buying a new humidifier,or if you’ve been researching humidifiers on the internet, here are five good reasons why you need to take the plunge into ownership.

4 Ways A Humidifier Helps Your Home

Cracked lips, itchy skin, peeling paint – these are just some of the things that are more likely to occur when the air in your house becomes too dry, a common occurrence during Northern Michigan’s long heating season. It’s recommended that humidity levels in your home stay between 30 and 50 percent, but in the winter these levels can drop as low as 10 percent.

When the Flu Bug’s the Foe, Whole-House Humidification’s Your Ally

Homeowners in colder regions of the U.S. are discovering one more benefit to using whole-house humidification. In addition to preventing damage to the home when dry air draws moisture out of wood molding, floors, instruments, and more, whole-house humidification benefits one’s health, making it less likely for people to contract a flu virus.

Your Whole-House Humidifier Could Use a Once Over

If you would like to save on heating costs this season and enjoy greater home comfort without the annoyances that accompany dry winter air, make sure you keep your whole-house humidifier at peak performance by scheduling annual service.

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