How to Increase Your Wheeling Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a critical role in your family's comfiness. As the temperatures change, humidity levels shift as well.  

Dry air during winter months in Wheeling can make your throat and nose feel scratchy. It can also put you at a higher risk for colds and other ailments.

For greatest comfort, your residence’s humidity levels should be between 35 and 50 percent.

Does your home’s air feel too dry as temperatures drop or too moist when temperatures rise? A whole-home humidifier from Comfort Masters Service Experts can solve your problems. We can help you find the best option for your home during a free home comfort assessment.

5 Benefits of Balanced Home Humidity

1. Makes Your Home More Comfortable and Saves Energy

Using a whole-home humidifier to raise moisture levels can help your home feel more comfortable at a cooler temperature. This can save you more on energy bills.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Ideal humidity levels help heal dry skin fast. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping ease respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

Low humidity can destroy wood furniture, hardwood flooring and paint in your home.

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the appropriate level can lower the possibility of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Indoor plants do better when humidity levels are even and may even live longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings cold temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Comfort Masters Service Experts has a solution that can help with all these setbacks—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you set up your routine furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 847-250-6729 or schedule an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.