Monday, August 22, 2016

4 Benefits Of A Whole House Humidifier

During the summer months, you and your home may suffer from too much humidity. However, in the winter months, most people have the opposite problem. Adding humidity to your home could increase your comfort, improve indoor air quality and energy efficiency. Although we still have a few more weeks of warm, summer weather, now's the time to prepare for the winter season. Your Lake of the Ozarks HVAC company is here to explain the benefits of installing a whole house humidifier. 

1. Health

Overly dry environments can increase the likelihood of infections. In addition, many viruses thrive in low-humidity environments. Installing a whole house humidifier can decrease your chances of catching the flu, colds and other respiratory ailments. Add humidity to the air and improve your health and well-being.  

2. Comfort

The winter months can really take a toll on our bodies. The cold weather can make our skin dry and itchy. Overly dry air can also aggravate asthma and allergy symptoms and lead to dry noses and sore throats. Adding moisture to the air with a whole house humidifier can help eliminate these problems. 

3. Protect Your Home

Dry air can do a lot of damage to your home. It can split wood floors, crack paint, peel wallpaper, ruin furniture and dry out instruments like pianos. Supplying your home with the proper amount of humidity can protect the contents of your home from the adverse effects of dry air. 

4. Energy Efficiency 

Turning up the thermostat will raise the temperature in your home, but it may not make your feel warmer. Installing a whole house humidifier in your home can help you feel warmer at lower temperatures. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, you can save up to 4 percent on your heating bill for every degree you lower your thermostat. 

Types of Whole House Humidifiers

Preferred Series Steam Humidifier

This steam humidifier offers a more "dialed-in" level of humidity control to better protect fine furnishings and keep you comfortable for those dry seasons. With up to 34 gallons daily output, you can enjoy the comfort with confidence knowing it's built to handle higher square footage interiors. 

Preferred Series Large Fan-powered Humidifier

This quiet, high-capacity humidifier can help keep your winter heating costs down because humidified air feels warmer-letting you enjoy comfort at cooler temperature settings. It's a logical alternative to simple bypass-style models, perfect for larger homes with its high output and improved moisture dispersal. 

Preferred Series Small Fan-powered Humidifier

Because the air inside your home can be drier than a desert, whole home humidification is important for comfort and for the care of wood furnishings. Overly dry indoor air can also cause static, sore throats and dry skin and sinuses. This quiet, mid-capacity humidifier is ideal for smaller homes. As a fan-powered unit, it is more effective at delivering moisture into your duct work. 

Preferred Series Large Bypass Humidifier 

This unit works as a value-add to your heating system, relying on the furnace or fan coil blower to deliver up to 17 gallons of moisture vapor throughout your home per day. It improves your whole-home comfort by reducing the effects of dry, indoor air, including static, sore throats, dry skin and sinuses. 

Preferred Series Small Bypass Humidifier

Perfect for smaller homes, this 12 gallon per day bypass humidifier adds moisture to dry, indoor air with an assist from your heating and cooling system's blower fan.

Preferred Series Water Saver Bypass Humidifier

This water-saver model is 100 percent efficient with its ability to convert water into comfort-enhancing relief from dry, heated indoor air. It's a value-add to your heating system as well, relying on the furnace or fan coil blower to deliver moisture vapor throughout your home. With the ability to deliver up to 17 gallons of moisture a day, it helps provide whole-home comfort by reducing the effects of dryness including static, sore throats, dry skin and sinuses. 

Home Comfort With Royal Heating & Air

There are only a few more weeks of summer left, so now's the time to prepare your home for the winter months. Make sure your home is prepped for the winter seasons by having a professional HVAC company at the Lake of the Ozarks install a whole house humidifier in your home today. Royal Heating & Air is your source for your AC and heating repair and maintenance.

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