How to Increase Your Waldorf Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a crucial role in your family's coziness. As the seasons change, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

Dry air during colder seasons in Waldorf can make your throat and nose feel scratchy. It can also put you at a higher risk for colds and other sicknesses.

For greatest comfort, your rooms’ humidity levels should be between 35 and 50 percent.

Does your home’s air feel too dry when it’s cold or too moist in the summer? A whole-home humidifier from A-PLUS Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help. We can help you choose the ideal option for your home 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 heighten moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a decreased temperature. This can save you more on heating bills.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Ideal humidity levels help heal dry skin fast. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping relieve respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the appropriate level can lower the possibility of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Houseplants grow better when humidity levels are consistent and may even live longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings cold temperatures, awful illnesses, and dry air. But A-PLUS Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has an option that can help with all these issues—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you schedule your annual furnace service appointment. Contact us at 301-747-3140 or set up an appointment with us online to find out about our humidification products.