Cold, dry air in your home causes more issues than just icy hands and feet in the winter months. A shortage of humidity can aggravate your lungs, dry out your skin and lead to bloody noses. Like you, your home needs humidity to keep it in top condition. Woodwork in your house—including hardwood floors—can lose moisture to the dry air and become damaged. Whole-home humidifiers can return that moisture to your home’s air. You’ll be more comfortable and healthier as a result. Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning in Hattiesburg carries two elementary configurations:
- Bypass humidifiers draw warm air from heat ducts and pass it through a water panel. Water vapor is absorbed into the air, humidity is replaced in the air and is circulated throughout your home.
- Fan-powered humidifiers work in a similar way, but they include a fan that blows air across the water panel for increased water evaporation.
A well-maintained humidifier can keep you happy, healthy and comfortable in your home no matter the time of the year.
Simple Maintenance Ensures Efficiency and Inhibits Mold Growth
Whole-home humidifiers have easy maintenance. If your humidifier has a water panel, like a Lennox Healthy Climate Whole-Home Humidifier, the water pad inside only must be changed once or twice each year. This may change depending on the level of debris that goes your home’s ventilation system. If you have furry friends or have done large home improvement projects in your home, you may need to change it more regularly. Whole-home humidifiers may not operate at peak efficiency if the water panel is neglected.
Lennox models have humidifier pads specifically for uniform, high evaporation and scale traps to trap mineral deposits that would otherwise hurt your humidifier. Trapped water, excess minerals and other solid residue not trapped by the replaceable humidifier pad are swept down the drain. This is the most effective, cost-efficient technique of disposing of minerals.
Learn More About Whole-House Humidifiers
Armed with the knowledge that whole-house humidifiers are simple to maintain, you’re ready to focus on the benefits of having your own. Find out which system is best for your home from your team of experts at Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning in Hattiesburg. Then get ready to experience the comfort it will provide! Give us a call at 601-292-9763 or schedule an appointment online.