The Benefits of Humidifiers
A humidifier is a device that emits water vapor to increase the humidity in your home. A humidifier battles the symptoms associated with cold weather. Cold weather can wreak havoc on your respiratory system but it can also damage your wooden furniture or musical instruments. A humidifier combats all of these things by reintroducing the needed moisture into the air in your home. It can provide relief for chest congestion or sinusitis, heal chapped skin, help heal colds and allergies faster and it can even prevent nosebleeds and snoring.
What are the benefits of a humidifier?
On the hand too much humidity can cause mold growth and promote dust mites. A hydrometer is a device use to measure relative humidity levels in a room. The recommended humidity as studied by the University of Minnesota, is 35-40%. There are guidelines for houses in lower temperatures that are as follows:
Outside Temp Humidity
- 20 – 40 deg F 40%
- 10 – 20 deg F 35%
- 0 – 10 deg F 30%
- -10 – 0 deg F 25%
- -20 – -10 deg F 20%
- -20 – below 15%
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