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How to Increase Your Oakville Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a crucial function in your family's comfiness. As the weather changes, humidity levels vary as well.  

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

For ideal comfort, your residence’s 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 Abbey Air Service Experts can help. We can help you choose the best option for your household 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 cozier at a decreased temperature. This can save you more on utility expenses.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Balanced humidity levels help heal dry skin fast. It also conditions your sinuses and nasal passages, helping alleviate respiratory issues.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the right level can decrease the opportunity for static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Houseplants flourish when humidity levels are steady and may even have a longer lifespan.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings frigid temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Abbey Air Service Experts has an option that can help with all these issues—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you request your routine furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 289-813-5566 or schedule an appointment with us online to find out about our humidification products.