How to Increase Your Hillsborough Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

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

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

For ideal 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 in the summer? A whole-home humidifier from Fras-Air/General Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can make it better. We can help you find the ideal 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 heighten moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a decreased temperature. This can save you more on utility costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Correct humidity levels help heal dry skin sooner. It also nourishes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping alleviate respiratory illnesses.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the right level can limit the possibility of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Indoor plants flourish when humidity levels are steady and may even have a longer lifespan.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings bitter temperatures, irritating illnesses, and dry air. But Fras-Air/General Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has an option that can help with all these issues—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you request your routine furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 908-448-2154 or schedule an appointment with us online to discover our humidification products.