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Consider a Whole House Humidifier This Winter

Consider a Whole House Humidifier This Winter

If you feel like your home in Sparta Township, New Jersey, is dry this winter, you may be a good candidate for a whole-home humidifier. Increasing the level of humidity in your home can help you with everything from the health of your family to lengthening your home’s lifespan.

What is a Whole-House Humidifier?

A humidifier that adds humidity to your whole house is added to the existing heating and cooling system in your home. Water vapor is added to the duct system in your home and delivered from a distribution tray. You can control the humidity in your home with your thermostat.

The Benefits of Increased Humidity

  • A higher level of humidity can help decrease the effects of airborne viruses. This fact means the added moisture in the air healthier than a dryer indoor air quality.
  • More humidity in your home can help people who breathe through their mouth at night from snoring. You can sleep more natural and comfortably because the tissues in the back of your throat are more comfortable.
  • Your skin won’t feel or look as dry with a whole-home humidifier. You may also notice that your eyes and skin don’t itch as much!
  • You won’t have to keep your thermostat as high if you have a humidifier. The moisture in the air will make people feel warmer!
  • You could have fewer reactions to your allergies if you have more humidity in your home. The added moisture can alleviate the allergic reaction by soothing the throat and nasal passages.
  • There won’t be as much static electricity in your home.
  • If you have wood furniture, a higher level of humidity will give it a longer life-span.

There are several benefits to investing in a whole-home humidifier this winter. You may feel healthier because your humidifier provides a more comfortable environment to live and work. If you have questions about the installation of a humidifier that works with your existing HVAC system, contact R. Poust Inc. to talk with one of our experienced technicians.

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