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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:


Adding a Humidifier to Your Michigan Home’s HVAC System Has Multiple Benefits

As the air cools off in the winter, it naturally becomes drier. You have a few ways of combating this, but the most effective method is to install a whole-house humidifier in the HVAC system. By adding a humidifier, you increase the moisture inside your home to the ideal comfort level.


Home Humidity: Strike a Balance for Year-Round Comfort in Your Traverse City Home

Keeping indoor humidity controlled year round is important, since both too much and too little moisture in the air pose their own problems. Ideally, home humidity levels should be between 30 and 50 percent during all seasons. Humid summer weather and harsh, dry winters in Northern Michigan can make maintaining those levels difficult, but with a bit of planning and the right equipment, homeowners can strike the right balance.


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.


Maintaining Ideal Humidity In Your Traverse City Home From One Season To The Next

Now that the heat inside your home is on, maintaining ideal humidity may become a challenge this winter. When air is heated, it dries out and if there’s not enough humidity created by cooking or showering, the level drops indoors to uncomfortable and unhealthy levels. Dry air in the winter is a problem because it:


A Whole-House Humidifier Offers Advantages Single Units Don’t

Getting a humidifier is a smart decision that will add much-needed moisture to your dry winter air. You will need to make a choice between a whole-house humidifier or a portable humidifier. There are pros and cons for each choice, but a whole-house humidifier is the clear winner if you value your time and your money.


The Most Convenient Way To Do Away With Dry Winter Air? Install A Whole House Humidifier

When winter rolls around, you not only have to deal with the cold temperatures and the snow, but also with the dry air the season inevitably brings. Dry air in your home can cause or contribute to several uncomfortable physical conditions such as itchy skin, nose bleeds, irritated throats and breathing troubles. Apart from physical problems, excessive dry air can also damage your home, causing warping of paneling, floors and furniture. A whole house humidifier can help prevent these unwanted winter conditions.


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