Adding moisture to the air is an essential part of being more comfortable in your home during the winter months. Dry and itchy winter discomfort usually stems from moisture imbalances inside your home.
During the winter, the average home in Minnesota is drier than most deserts. Homes without humidification systems typically have between 12% and 21% humidity, while the Sahara Desert averages 25% humidity!
A humidification system can be easily combined with your existing heating and cooling system to prevent the negative effects of low humidity. These can range from sore throats and susceptibility to colds, to damaged wood trim and floors.
- Airborne bacteria
- Viral organisms
- Dry skin
- Maintaining woodwork
- Maintaining furniture
- Reducing cracks in your home
Adding humidity to your indoor environment in the wintertime can also make your home feel warmer, which adds up to improved heating efficiency and savings on your heating bill at the end of each month. Humidification systems can also be inexpensive and easy to maintain.