You have probably heard about humidifiers, know friends and family who use one, or may even have one in your own home. But what you may not know about are the many benefits that are associated with the use of a humidifier, as well as the fact that humidifiers need to be serviced, or replaced over time to ensure that they keep your air home as comfortable as possible.
Simply put, a humidifier adds moisture to the air. A dehumidifier, on the other hand, remove moisture from the air. Both can be important during different times of the year and depending upon the climate you live in, and personal preferences and health needs.
There are dozens of benefits associated with the use of a humidifier! For example, humidifiers can be used to:
What’s more, a humidifier can also help to protect your home and home furnishings, reduce static electricity, and may even reduce your home’s utility bills!
While humidifiers are great, they do need to be maintained and replaced on a regular basis; if not, they can post health problems. The biggest risk of failing to maintain a humidifier is that the water reservoir and filter within the humidifier are bacteria and mold’s favorite places to grow. If you don’t keep a filter and reservoir clean, bacteria and mold can be dispersed through your home, which can cause lung infections, respiratory illnesses, allergies, and a variety of other complications. You should be sure to:
At Van Drunen Heating & Air Conditioning, we install and maintain the highest quality humidifiers on the market. Our humidifiers, manufactured by Aprilaire, are guaranteed to last longer than any other brands on the market. We also offer installation, maintenance, and repair of a variety of other Aprilaire air quality products, including dehumidifiers, air cleaners and purifiers, thermostats, and ventilation systems.
Our team at Van Drunen Heating & Air Conditioning knows what we’re doing – after all, we have been in business in South Holland and surrounding areas of Illinois for over 50 years. If you want to improve the air quality in your home, or are struggling with dry skin, a respiratory illness, asthma, allergies, or snoring, a humidifier may help. To learn more about our humidifiers, please contact us today. We are here to help you, and always offer free estimates!
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