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What is the Benefit of a Whole-House Humidifier?

Monday, January 25th, 2016

A whole-house humidifier is actually a fairly simple device: just a wick that soaks up water from a reservoir and a fan that blows across it to add moisture vapor to the air circulating through your heating and air conditioning systems. But here in Havertown and Springfield, PA, that can make a huge difference not only in your household comfort levels, but in your heating system as a whole. In order to understand the benefits of a whole-house humidifier, it’s important to understand the meteorological principles behind it.

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Choosing a Humidifier

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

During the colder months, the amount of moisture in the air drops dramatically. Many people choose to get humidifiers in order to improve the quality of the air within their home.

Humidifiers come in several different styles. There are humidifiers designed for single rooms and those that are connected to your HVAC system. Individual room humidifiers can be purchased as stand-alone units and need nothing more than a plug and some easy maintenance. Larger humidifiers designed for the entire home (known as “forced air humidifiers”) often require humidifier installation professionals to correctly install the system and get it to work properly.

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