Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Humidifier Installation’

What Type of Humidifier Is Best for Your Needs?

Monday, August 16th, 2021

In our previous blog post, we covered the indoor air quality additions that would be best for your home as we head into fall. In the most ideal situation, this would be a combination of a whole-house media filter, a UV air purifier, and a humidifier. But not just any humidifier! A whole-house humidifier.

There’s nothing inherently wrong with a portable humidifier. This is a great option for a single room, particularly if it’s a young child’s room, or you’re putting it in the room of someone who is ill with a cold. But if your entire home’s relative humidity level is below 30% (the ideal range is 30-50%) then you need a little more “umph”… in the form of a whole-house system. Read on as we uncover the many benefits of this indoor air quality installation.

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Does Your Heater Dry Out Your Air?

Monday, January 27th, 2020

white-question-mark-on-blue-backgroundMany homeowners believe that running their forced-air heating systems nonstop dries out their air and makes the indoor air quality poor, as a result. This isn’t entirely true, though, and we certainly don’t want you to start using your heater less as winter progresses. Dry air is definitely annoying, but restricting use of your heater won’t help your comfort.

In recent years, modern construction has meant that our homes are tightly sealed against the elements. This negatively impacts indoor air quality problems like dust infiltration. But dry air is a whole different ballgame.

Why is it such an issue, though? And what can you do to prevent it? When you work with a company that specializes in all HVAC services in Canonsburg, PA, including your indoor air quality needs, you can count on a quality answer. Our recommendation is the installation of a whole-house humidifier!

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Is Your Home Humid Enough?

Monday, November 18th, 2019

street-and-homes-in-philadelphiaWhen you live where we do, then you’re all too familiar with the experience of dry air. The missing moisture from the air can cause a host of problems in your home, especially this time of the year, as the temperatures cool and you need to use your heater more and more. Use of your HVAC systems actually help dehumidify your living space, exacerbating the problem with dry air and subsequent poor indoor air quality.

If you haven’t already taken advantage of a whole-house humidifier installation, the best time is now, while our current humidity levels are relatively balanced.

Chances are, you’ve seen portable humidifiers in drug stores, and you may even have one in your own home to help alleviate cold symptoms or allergy symptoms. But the whole-house humidifier tackles the root of the dry air problem.

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