How to Increase Your Elkhart Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a critical role in your family's coziness. As the weather changes, humidity levels vary as well.  

Dry air during colder months in Elkhart can make your throat and nose feel coarse. It can also put you at a greater risk for colds and other ailments.

For greatest comfort, your rooms’ humidity levels should be between 35 and 50 percent.

Does your home’s air feel too dry when it’s cold or too damp when it’s hot? A whole-home humidifier from BW/Cook Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can solve your problems. We can help you choose the ideal 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 raise moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a lower temperature. This can save you more on energy expenses.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Correct humidity levels help heal dry skin fast. It also conditions your sinuses and nasal passages, helping alleviate respiratory issues.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

Too little can ruin wood furniture, hardwood flooring and paint in your home.

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the correct level can decrease the possibility of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Indoor plants grow better when humidity levels are steady and may even last longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings bitter temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But BW/Cook Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has a solution that can help with all these setbacks—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you schedule your regular furnace service appointment. Reach us at 574-218-6404 or schedule an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.