Why are Humidifiers Important?

Humidifiers St. Louis

With Fall approaching, we finally have some relief from the unbearably hot and humid St. Louis summer. However, this also means that Winter will be here sooner than we know it.

In the Winter, the colder air cannot hold as much moisture, causing very low humidity. When the air is dry, the low humidity can create a variety of problems:

Indoor Air Quality St. Louis

If you’ve ever experienced a St. Louis winter, then you probably are very familiar with these problems. Thankfully, there are a variety of ways to combat the dry, Winter air and keep your indoor air quality optimal. An indoor humidity level of 30-40% is recommended during the Winter. You can check and control this from your thermostat.

Here are some ideas to increase home humidity:

Home humidification systems can increase your home comfort and significantly decrease your risk of humidity related health problems and general home issues.

10 Humidifier Benefits St. Louis

So here are the overall 10 significant benefits of having a humidifier installed in your home during the Winter:

  1. Clears your sinuses – no more waking up with stuffy noses
  2. Helps alleviate sore throats
  3. Reduces risk of infections – viruses and bacteria don’t live in moist air (air cleaners and UV Lights also help with this!)
  4. Improves healing from infections by keeping your nasal passages moist
  5. Decreases snoring by relaxing the nasal passages and decreasing irritating air particles
  6. Improves sleep – no more uncomfortable, dry throats
  7. Keeps your skin moist, soft and glowing
  8. Prevents electric shocks
  9. Prevents your wood floors or furniture from cracking – dry air warps wood over time
  10. Protects your paintings and photos from discoloration, brittleness, and more

Humidifier Repairs and Installs St. Louis

If you notice that your humidifier isn’t working properly, call Hoffmann Brothers to repair and maintenance your humidifier at 314-664-3011 or request service here.

We can help you get enough humidity in your St. Louis home! We offer automatic humidifiers, power humidifiers, steam humidifiers, and manual humidifiers with the brands: Aprilaire, Honeywell,  Trane, Carrier, Pure Air, Skuttle, Amana, Generalaire and more!

To request a free estimate on humidifiers, fill out our online form or call us at (314) 664-3011.

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