How to Increase Your Canada Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

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

Dry air during winter weather in Canada can make your throat and nose feel coarse. It can also put you at a higher risk for colds and other illnesses.

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

Does your home’s air feel too dry when it’s cold or too moist when temperatures rise? A whole-home humidifier from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help. We can help you discover the right 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 heighten moisture levels can help your home feel more comfortable at a lower temperature. This can save you more on energy bills.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

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

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 decrease the opportunity for static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Indoor plants flourish when humidity levels are consistent and may even live longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

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

Ask us about humidity control when you request your routine furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 866-397-3787 or schedule an appointment with us online to find out about our humidification products.