4 Benefits of a Whole-House Humidifier

You know that “thing” that comes around here in the summer that we all pretty much hate?  Come on, you know what we’re talking about.  It’s sticky, never seems to go away and, on really bad days, might even follow you indoors?

That’s right: humidity!  And yet, for all the complaining we do, come winter time, most of us wish we had more humidity in the air – at least indoors. That’s because excessively dry indoor air causes a host of problems, and probably even some you’re not aware of.

If you’re of the mindset that enough is enough, then you’ll want to know more about a whole-house humidifier from Optimum Air.  Here’s just some of what it can do for you:

  • blogAdded comfort. With the right amount of moisture in the air, you and your family will spend the heating season in far greater indoor comfort.  Even better, you can set the humidity level wherever you like it to be; most experts agree that the optimum level of relative humidity is 30 – 40%.
  • Fewer health and related problems. If you suffer from allergies or asthma, you already know how much worse things can get in the winter.  But with an increase in relative humidity, you can expect tremendous relief from your symptoms. You’ll also be less prone to itchy skin, dry eyes, bloody noses, and even static electrical shock.
  • Lower utility bills. You already know from spending time outdoors during the summer that your level of discomfort climbs right along with humidity levels.  The same principal applies indoors – namely, that by adding more moisture into the air, you’ll feel just as warm as you like at lower-than-normal temperature settings.
  • Protect your wood furniture, doors, flooring, and more. Dry indoor air causes the moisture inside anything made of wood to evaporate, thus causing shrinkage, cracking, and even warping.  Once again, that problem can be solved with a whole-house humidifier.

For more information or a free quote on the right size whole-house humidifier for your family’s greater comfort, contact Optimum Air today.