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Humidifiers And Dehumidifiers: The Perfect Combination For Ideal Indoor Air Quality All Year Round

Humidifiers and dehumidifiers the perfect combination for ideal indoor air quality all year round

While we, unfortunately, have no control over the weather outside, we can maximize control of our indoor air quality. Your home should provide some much-needed relief from the outdoors, whether it's hot and humid or cold and dry depending on the season. One of the best ways to prevent the elements from totally taking over your indoor spaces is by calling in an expert heating contractor to install humidifiers and dehumidifiers for your home. Whole-house humidification and dehumidification not only improves the quality of your air indoors, it also helps promote much better health for you and your family.

If you're interested in whole-house humidification and dehumidification, give us a call or fill out our online service request form today. We're always happy to help you make your home as comfortable as possible all throughout the year!

When Is The Best Time Of Year To Use A Humidifier Vs. A Dehumidifier?

Both humidifiers and dehumidifiers alike can provide an excellent boost to your indoor air quality. They offer equally important but opposite functions that make your home much more comfortable, so it's vital to know which equipment to use and when—especially because using one when you should be using the other can make the air quality much worse overall.

Here's what you need to know:

  • Humidifiers should be used during the winter. As the name implies, a humidifier adds moisture to the air. Winter is much drier than other seasons, and your furnace and other heating equipment further reduce the moisture levels in your home as they work hard to keep things warm. A lack of moisture in the air during this season can exacerbate illnesses like asthma and make it easier for viruses like the flu to transmit, but whole-house humidification can help combat this.
  • Dehumidifiers should be used during the spring and summer. These are the two most humid times of the year, and nobody enjoys that hot, heavy feeling of the air during these seasons. A dehumidifier will reduce moisture within your home to make it much easier to breathe comfortably, and it will also aid in keeping your home cool and comfortable when it's sweltering outside.

Why It's Important To Take Control Of The Quality Of Your Indoor Air

So why is it so important to work with a professional heating contractor to help take control of the quality of your indoor air? Ideal air quality helps keep you and your family safe and healthy, and that's what matters most. Short-term issues with respiratory illnesses are difficult to deal with, and those with chronic problems need to take extra steps to keep symptoms at a minimum. Humidifiers and dehumidifiers can assist with all of that and more!

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