How to Increase Your Dayton Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a critical role in your family's coziness. As the seasons change, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

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

For the most 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 Stevenson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help. 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 raise moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a lower temperature. This can save you more on heating costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Ideal humidity levels help heal dry skin quickly. It also nourishes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping ease 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 right level can decrease the chance of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

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

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings bitter temperatures, awful illnesses, and dry air. But Stevenson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has a machine that can help with all these issues—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you set up your annual furnace service appointment. Reach us at 937-503-7896 or schedule an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.