How to Increase Your Fort Wayne 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 shift as well.  

Dry air during winter weather in Fort Wayne can make your throat and nose feel coarse. It can also put you at a greater risk for colds and other ailments.

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

Does your home’s air feel too dry as temperatures drop or too moist in the summer? A whole-home humidifier from Rolf Griffin Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help. We can help you discover the right 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 heighten moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a lower temperature. This can save you more on heating expenses.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

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

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 limit the chance of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Indoor plants grow better when humidity levels are consistent and may even last longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

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

Ask us about humidity control when you set up your routine furnace service appointment. Reach us at 260-557-1275 or schedule an appointment with us online to find out about our humidification products.