Modern heating systems work very effectively to keep homes warm during the winter, but the reliable heat is not without a price. As your furnace circulates warm air through your home, the humidity drops to uncomfortable or even dangerously low levels.
Using a portable humidifier will raise the humidity in the room where it is set up, but can only treat the air in a limited amount of space. The simplest and safest way to make your home comfortable is to install a whole-house humidifier in your HVAC system. Humidity levels are controlled by your thermostat, letting you stay in control of the air quality all year long.
Here are some of the benefits:
- During the winter, most people keep their windows and doors closed all of the time. When the same air is recirculated, accumulates dust and other airborne particles, and becomes excessively dry, many people develop colds and other respiratory infections. Having good quality indoor air quality is important for your family’s health.
- Items made from porous substances, such as books, wooden furniture, musical instruments, and wooden floors, become dehydrated and age more quickly than they would in a moisture-controlled environment.
- Dry air is perceived as cooler than humid air at the same temperature. In order to stay comfortable, most people will raise the temperature of their homes, driving up their heating bill.
- Air humidification minimizes unpleasant shocks from built-up static electricity.
Aggressive Mechanical Contractors, Inc., has been helping Monmouth area homes stay comfortable for three generations. If you would like more information on how a whole-house humidifier will help your family to stay comfortable and healthy all winter long, call us today!
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Monmouth County, New Jersey and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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