Humidifiers have a loyal following who swear by their ability to alleviate coughs. Pediatricians often recommend using them for children’s coughs. So what does a humidifier do for a cough? Read on to learn more. What Does a Humidifier Do for a Cough? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that cool mist […]
If your home’s HVAC system is in good running order and is well maintained , then most likely your home’s humidity is in the range it should be — somewhere between 40-60 percent, although you will probably want it somewhat lower (30-50 percent) when temperatures are warmer, as warmer air holds moisture and can make us […]
You can easily increase your comfort and the health of your home and family by using a humidifier this winter. Air naturally dries as temperatures outdoors drop and your heating system robs the indoor air of its moisture. Dry air makes you feel colder, promotes the spread of contagious diseases and harms your home’s structure […]
With the fall season upon the Dayton area, take advantage of the milder temperatures to prepare your HVAC system for the heating months. You’ll save energy and make your home safer and more comfortable. Use these five tips for fall HVAC maintenance as your guide.
With Ohio’s cold winters, you rely on your home’s heating system to stay warm. While it keeps your home warm and cozy, it can create dry air that aggravates certain health conditions and reduces home comfort. A humidifier can reduce health problems and increase comfort by adding moisture to the air. Portable or room humidifiers […]
Forced air heating or furnace refers to a system that heats a home by drawing air through ductwork, forcing it through a filter and furnace (or boiler or heat pump air handler), and then recirculating the air back into the home’s rooms through different ducts. While the terms forced air and central air are often used […]
Dry air and static electricity go hand in hand with cold weather and our heating season here in the Dayton area. Humidifying your air, preferably with a whole-house humidifier, will reduce static electricity but there are other benefits as well.