In winter, the simple act of turning up your thermostat dries out your house. That’s because warm, dry air acts like a giant sponge that soaks up moisture from everything it touches.
The Unpleasant results: You may experience dry skin and chapped lips. Hardwood floors separate at the seams. Woodwork and furniture shrink, warp and crack. The piano goes out of tune. Wallpaper peels at the edges. Fact is that wintertime relative humidity inside the average home hovers around a bone-dry 15%. By contrast, the average humidity in the Sahara Desert is 25%!
Humidifiers do more than just provide you with comfortable levels of humidity for health reasons. Just by adding or subtracting moisture from the air in your home, you can easily make your home more comfortable. With a humidifier, the moisture added to the air of your home can cause it to feel warmer, so you’ll lower your thermostat and, in turn, your utility bill. Let our Chicago HVAC contractors equip your home with an appropriate whole house humidifier or individual humidifiers for optimum indoor comfort. Humidification services are a specialty of ours in Chicago northwest side and the surrounding areas! You can rest assured that you will receive quality humidification services from our Chicago HVAC company. We will explain the process and system to you so that you completely understand your new system and so that you have the right humidifier to suit your needs.
The Aprilaire Automatic Humidifier is the world’s first computer-equipped, completely automated, “no touch” humidifier. It never needs constant manual adjustments. The advanced computer technology measures the outdoor temperature and indoor humidity over 86,000 times a day and continually adjusts your homes indoor humidity to its optimum level. It also performs at a level three times more accurate and four times more reliable than other humidifiers.
In short, it’s the best cure for indoor dryness.
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