What is the ideal humidity level for your home, and how can you manage it to achieve maximum comfort? As a homeowner, you may spend a considerable amount of time thinking about heating and cooling your home. This is especially true now as temperatures in the St. Louis area continue to drop. But do you ever think about the humidity level in your home? Controlling the humidity level inside your home can be just as essential to living comfortably as controlling the temperature. But what is the … [Read more...] about Managing Your Home Humidity Level for Maximum Comfort
If you notice that your skin tends to get very dry in the winter and hot days are almost insufferable during the summer, you might have a problem with dry air. Do you ever feel like the air in your home is not making you comfortable enough, although you carefully control the temperature all the time through the HVAC system? If you notice that your skin tends to get very dry in the winter and hot days are almost insufferable during the summer, you might have a problem with dry air. Many … [Read more...] about 6 Benefits of Adding a Humidifier to Your HVAC System
Applying these six low-cost methods can increase the quality of your air. Do you ever get the feeling that your air quality at home isn’t up to standard? While this suspicion is difficult to confirm, there is a good chance that you’re correct. The reason is that humans have an excellent sense of when conditions aren’t quite right. If you feel that way about your surroundings, then it may be time to make some changes that will benefit your air quality. We detail some of the best of them in … [Read more...] about 6 Low-Cost Ways to Increase Air Quality in Your Home
A whole house humidifier eliminates symptoms such as dry skin, nosebleeds, static electricity, and scratchy throats. You may be tempted to blame the temperature when your home feels uncomfortable inside. But in reality there's another factor at work that affects the way your house feels, humidity levels. During the summer months in St. Louis we don't seem to lack any humidity. But during the winter months, it can get very dry because humidity levels lower. This can make you feel colder, dry out … [Read more...] about Benefits of a Whole House Humidifier – How Does it Work?
Some homes are just too humid in the summer and too dry in the winter. Humidity levels inside a home should range between 30 to 60 percent, depending on what season it is. In the summer, the humidity level can go as high as 60 percent; in the winter the heat pump can bring the level down to below 30 percent. To keep your family comfortable, you will need to invest in both a humidifier and dehumidifier to take care of the seasonal fluctuations in relative humidity. When the humidity drops below … [Read more...] about Should I Buy a Humidifier or a Dehumidifier For My Home?
HVAC experts recommend whole-house humidifiers to best improve the internal air quality. A humidifier is an appliance that adds moisture to the air in the form of water vapors. There are various types of humidifiers available in the market. From stand alone humidifiers for a single room to whole-house humidifiers you have enough choice to meet your needs. A whole-house humidifier is attached to the home’s HVAC system. It connects directly with the water supply of the house and produces steam … [Read more...] about Benefits of a Humidifier in an HVAC System