A Brief Guide to Whole House Humidifiers

As their name suggests, whole house humidifiers provide moisture to the air throughout your entire home. Incorporated into your HVAC system, whole house humidifiers (sometimes also referred to as fixed-installation humidifiers) can help improve everyone’s health and comfort, preserve wooden floors and furniture, reduce shocks from static electricity, and even reduce your heating bill.

Once a homeowner has decided to add a whole house humidifier, they only need to determine which type is right for their home and budget. Working directly with a professional residential HVAC installer can make this process a snap, but you’ll also likely want to do your own research first. Today’s post aims to help introduce you to your options in home humidification.

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How to Purify the Air in Your Home

Fact: concentrations of some airborne pollutants can be two to five times higher indoors than out. Considering that we spend about 90% of our modern lives inside our homes and other buildings, we may be breathing unhealthy air much of the time, which is a scary thought.

Luckily, there are many air filtering and purification solutions available today that can help us breathe better—some of which you may already have in place in your home and can easily optimize with help from your favorite local residential HVAC professionals.

The challenge, though, is determining which air cleaning options will work best for you and your family, and which ones may ultimately be money wasters. Today’s post provides some insight into ways you can improve indoor air quality (IAQ) at home, which may be as simple as changing out the filter in your existing heating and air conditioning system.

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