How to Increase Your Roanoke Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

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

Dry air during winter months in Roanoke can make your throat and nose feel raspy. 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 Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can solve your problems. We can help you choose the ideal option for your family 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 increase 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

Balanced humidity levels help soothe dry skin sooner. It also nourishes 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 decrease the chance of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Potted plants grow better when humidity levels are even and may even have a longer lifespan.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings bitter temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has a solution that can help with all these setbacks—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you set up your regular furnace service appointment. Reach us at 540-302-8645 or schedule an appointment with us online to discover our humidification products.