Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘humidifier’

Is the Air in My Home Too Dry?

Monday, February 19th, 2018

couple-with-coldRunning an air conditioner removes moisture from the air in your home. That is just a byproduct of the cooling process. It’s not enough to dehumidify air with high humidity levels, but it does have some dehumidifying effect. Contrary to popular belief, running your heater does not really dry out your air the way that your AC does. However, keep in mind that you are starting out with much drier air in the winter than you are in the summer.

As you seal up your home to keep heat in, and recirculate air throughout your home over and over, low humidity and indoor air quality can become serious problems. While there are portable humidifiers that you may use to inject some humidity into the air in your home, they are not ideal for whole-house humidification. A whole-house humidifier in Loveland, CO, is just what you’re looking for. So ask yourself this—is the air in your home sufficiently humidified?

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Take Advantage of the TrueEASE™ Evaporative Humidifier

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

family-dog-on-couchIf you have visited this blog before, then chances are you’ve seen us talk about the importance of indoor air quality in relation to comfort and overall health. Heating and cooling your home successfully is essential, but doing so should not overshadow the need for maintaining high indoor air quality in your home. One product that can help you to do so is the TrueEASE™ Evaporative Humidifier from Honeywell.

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Don’t Let Dry Winter Air Cause Problems in Your Home

Monday, November 21st, 2016

There are a number of challenges that homeowners face during the winter season. Successfully heating their homes is a big one, obviously, as is keeping the walkways free of snow. However, you also need to remember to keep the air in your home sufficiently humid, as well.

During the winter season, there is less humidity in the air than there is in the summer time. That means that you are starting out with drier air in your home. Recirculating heated air throughout the house over and over is not going to help matters. Adding humidity to the air with a whole-house humidifier in Loveland, CO, however, can.

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Is My AC Drying Out the Air in My Home?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

When most people think of the summer season, they think of hot, humid air. However, we actually run the risk of drying out the air in our homes excessively during the summer season. How can this be possible? The answer, which comes as a surprise to some, is simply by running our air conditioners in order to cool our homes.

If you’ve never considered that your AC could be dragging down the air quality within your home, you need to give the situation some attention. If you determine that the air in your home is too dry, using a whole-house humidifier in conjunction with your air conditioner may be necessary. Contact us to learn more about using such humidifiers in Fort Collins, CO.

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