How to Increase Your Saint Charles Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a major function in your family's comfiness. As the seasons change, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

Dry air during winter months in Saint Charles can make your throat and nose feel coarse. It can also put you at a increased 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 when it’s cold or too damp when temperatures rise? A whole-home humidifier from Golden Seal Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can make it better. We can help you find the best option for your household 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 decreased temperature. This can save you more on energy costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Correct humidity levels help soothe dry skin sooner. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping ease respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the appropriate level can lower the opportunity for static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Indoor plants flourish when humidity levels are steady and may even last longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings bitter temperatures, irritating illnesses, and dry air. But Golden Seal Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has a machine that can help with all these problems—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you set up your routine furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 630-246-2698 or set up an appointment with us online to discover our humidification products.