How to Increase Your Champaign Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a major part in your family's coziness. As the seasons change, humidity levels vary as well.  

Dry air during cooler seasons in Champaign can make your throat and nose feel scratchy. It can also put you at a greater risk for colds and other ailments.

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

Does your home’s air feel too dry in the winter or too wet when temperatures rise? A whole-home humidifier from Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can make it better. We can help you find the right 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 lower temperature. This can save you more on heating costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Balanced humidity levels help alleviate dry skin quickly. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping relieve respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the correct level can limit the chance of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

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

Related: Is a whole-home humidifier right for you?

Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings cold temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has a machine that can help with all these problems—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you schedule your routine furnace service appointment. Contact us at 217-689-2469 or set up an appointment with us online to find out about our humidification products.


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