How to Increase Your Columbia Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a crucial role in your family's comfiness. As the temperatures change, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

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

For the most 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 moist when temperatures rise? A whole-home humidifier from Midland Air Service Experts can help. We can help you choose the ideal option for your family 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 comfier at a lower temperature. This can save you more on energy expenses.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Correct humidity levels help alleviate dry skin quickly. It also conditions your sinuses and nasal passages, helping ease respiratory issues.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

Low humidity can destroy 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 do better when humidity levels are consistent and may even have a longer lifespan.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

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

Ask us about humidity control when you schedule your routine furnace service appointment. Contact us at 803-399-7208 or schedule an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.