Humidification During Pasadena’s Dry Summer Can Increase Your Comfort
Southern California’s dry summer air can bring static electricity, parched throats and dry skin. Such arid conditions can also aggravate health conditions like asthma and COPD. Dry air can even cause your paint and plaster to flake. How do you avoid the summer dry air? One way is to install a whole house humidification system in your home.
What is a whole house humidification system?
A whole house humidifying system attaches to your existing heating buying furnace and cooling systems. It works by adding moisture to the air before that heated or cooled air is circulated throughout your living space via your existing ductwork system.
Advantages to a whole house humidifier
There are a number of advantages to opting for a whole house air conditioning system. Just a few of these are:
- Comfort –– Comfort is one of the main advantages to adding a humidification system. Slightly humid air can improve skin and breathing conditions during very dry periods, as well as boost your general feeling of comfort.
- Easing health concerns — According to the American Society of Otolaryngology, dry air makes individuals more susceptible to infections. Dry air can also exacerbate conditions like asthma and bronchitis as well as cause nose bleeds, cracking skin and sore throats. A humid environment also helps to promote a good night’s sleep and to prevent bacteria from finding a home in your nasal passages.
- Preserving your home — Dry air can lead to cracks in your plaster and in your wood trim. A humidifying system can help keep your floors, trim, paint and plaster looking good longer.
- Reducing static — Those little zaps when you walk across the carpet in dry air can be annoying and even painful. Just a little humidity in the air will prevent those little static shocks.
If you’d like to learn more about how a whole house humidifying system can make your southern California home more comfortable and healthy, call Air-Tro Inc. at (626) 357-3535. We’ve been helping Pasadena area homeowners with their heating and air conditioning needs since 1969.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in the Pasadena, California area about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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