How to Increase Your Gainesville Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a crucial role in your family's comfort. As the weather changes, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

Dry air during cooler seasons in Gainesville can make your throat and nose feel scratchy. It can also put you at a greater risk for colds and other illnesses.

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

Does your home’s air feel too dry in the winter or too moist when it’s hot? A whole-home humidifier from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can make it better. We can help you find the best option for your household 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 decreased temperature. This can save you more on heating expenses.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Balanced humidity levels help alleviate dry skin quickly. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping ease respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the right level can lower the opportunity for static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Indoor plants do better when humidity levels are steady and may even live longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

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

Ask us about humidity control when you request your annual furnace service appointment. Reach us at 352-414-4006 or request an appointment with us online to discover our humidification products.