How to Increase Your Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

When most people think about humidity, it’s normally the outdoor humidity and how muggy or dry it feels. But when you check with any of our expert furnace service technicians about home comfort, humidity plays a large role in keeping our body comfortable. As the months pass and our indoor air transforms, humidity levels change as well. For ideal comfort, the humidity levels in your home ought to be between 35 percent and 50 percent.

Dry air during the winter months in Saint Charles can also impact respiratory comfort, as it can dry out the mucous membranes in your throat and nose, likely causing uncomfortable scratchy throats and noses. It also could mean that there might be an increased risk for colds and respiratory issues.

Check out these perks of proper humidification, and speak with your Golden Seal Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning technician during your annual furnace service appointment to hear more.

Ideal humidity levels in your home can:

  • Save you from having to concerned about hurting wood furniture, flooring and paint in your home
  • Lower the chance for static electricity and shocks
  • Leave you with the perfect environment to support your indoor plants, helping them live longer
  • Help ease skin irritations and dry skin quickly and easily

Buying a humidifier for your home might be the perfect solution to control your home’s humidity levels, so make sure to ask the team at Golden Seal Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning about humidity control when you arrange your annual furnace service appointment. Humidity is a huge contributor to your personal comfort, so be sure you’re prepared for dryer air. Give us a call at or arrange an appointment with us online to hear about our humidification products and to schedule your annual furnace service.