As a homeowner, chances are you’ve heard about whole-home humidifiers, whether from friends, family members, or neighbors. These indoor air quality systems are all the buzz in the heating and cooling industry and not just because they improve your comfort. Whole-home humidifiers offer a number of other benefits that might surprise you, and the Roth Heating Company experts tell you all about them below.
Indoor air quality is important—especially during winter months when you spend more time inside and illnesses spread easily. Whole-home humidifiers play an important role in helping your family get and stay healthy. They:
Our customers are often surprised to learn that adding a whole-home humidifier can drastically reduce their energy bills. How? Because added humidity retains heat and helps you feel comfortably warm even at lower temperatures. That means you can bump your thermostat down a few degrees to save on energy bills and still feel comfortable without having to bundle up in extra layers.
Did you know that overly dry air can damage the finishes and furnishings in your home? Keep wood furniture and flooring from shrinking, warping, and cracking by adding more humidity. Added moisture will also keep photos, posters, and books from wrinkling and becoming brittle. And because cool, dry air creates a lot of static electricity, a humidifier can reduce annoying, uncomfortable shocks.
The benefits of a whole-home humidifier are something you should experience for yourself. Addressing the humidity aspect of your home comfort now will make you a whole lot more comfortable this winter and also save you money. Learn more about these impressive systems and other Carrier® indoor air quality products from our pros—contact us or call 414-764-4700 for our Oak Creek location and 262-534-5568 for our Waterford location.