relative humidity

February 12, 2013

Whole-House Humidifier: Don’t Neglect Winter Maintenance

The Peachtree City area is beautiful, but also very humid. While you can’t control the outdoor relative humidity, you can control the humidity inside your home. A whole-house humidifier will help to maintain a comfortable indoor environment year round. However, regular maintenance, especially in the winter, is important to ensure your humidifier is working as efficiently as possible. Maintenance tips for whole-house humidifiers  Check that both the saddle valve and the solenoid valve are turning freely. The saddle valve is attached […]
March 13, 2012

A Humidifier Prevents Static Electricity From Taking Over

If you experience a lot of static electricity in your home, you may benefit from the use of a humidifier. During the winter months in particular, low humidity levels in your home make the air dry, and this results in the formation of static electricity. Static electricity not only shocks you, but it also can damage electrical equipment. Your body has the ability to hold a static charge of up to 20,000 volts, so walking across the carpet in a dry environment […]
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 […]