humidity level

December 22, 2016

Solve Problems With a Humidifier During the Heating Season

The high humidity we experience in the summer months can quickly drop down to unhealthy levels inside your home once winter arrives. That’s because cold air doesn’t hold as much moisture, and running a heating system pulls out even more. If you want to keep the humidity level in your home within an optimal 45–55% range, adding a humidifier is the best solution. Types of Humidifiers for Home Use There are two main types of home humidifiers available: Portable units. […]
January 12, 2012

How To Keep Your Home At Ideal Relative Humidity When It’s Fall, Winter, Spring Or Summer

It’s necessary to achieve ideal relative humidity in Southern homes, no matter what the season, because too much or too little humidity can lead to health problems and potentially damage your home. A whole-house humidification or dehumidification system can help you achieve just that: an ideal relative humidity for your home suitable for the current climate. A healthy humidity level is generally between 45 and 55 percent, a point at which most people are comfortable (and healthy). Household wood products […]