How to Increase Your Richmond Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a critical function in your family's comfort. As the temperatures change, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

Dry air during winter weather in Richmond can make your throat and nose feel scratchy. It can also put you at a higher risk for colds and other sicknesses.

For greatest 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 wet in the summer? A whole-home humidifier from Eveready Service Experts can make it better. We can help you choose the right option for your home 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 increase moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a lower temperature. This can save you more on energy costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Correct humidity levels help alleviate dry skin fast. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping relieve respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

Low humidity can ruin wood furniture, hardwood flooring and paint in your home.

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the appropriate level can lower the possibility of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Houseplants flourish when humidity levels are even and may even last longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings frigid temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Eveready Service Experts has an option that can help with all these setbacks—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you schedule your routine furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 804-548-4480 or request an appointment with us online to find out about our humidification products.