What Are the Benefits of a Humidifier?

Benefits of Installing a Humidifier in Your Home

The purpose of a humidifier is, well, to increase humidity in your home. Oftentimes, homes can become very dry, especially after experiencing colder temperatures during the winter months. There are also instances when there is a lack of moisture in the air due to running air conditioning units, causing many people who suffer from allergies to also turn to humidifiers. But beyond these, there are many other reasons why people choose to use humidifiers. Before diving into the benefits of humidifiers, it is important to discuss the different types: cool mist, warm mist, vaporizer, and ultrasonic. Cool mist humidifiers are most often used in places with warm temperatures and they emit cool vapor. Warm mist humidifiers use boiling water to emit steam. Vaporizers can emit warm or cool vapor and allow for inhalants to be added. Lastly, ultrasonic humidifiers add water droplets to the air through a metal diaphragm.

Helps With Respiratory Problems

People who suffer from various respiratory symptoms would find humidifiers to be very helpful as they can help relieve discomfort. Some of these symptoms include coughing, nasal congestion, and throat irritation. Experiencing these on a daily basis can have a major impact on your life and hinder you from doing what you love the most. This can all change with the purchase of a humidifier. 

Helps Skin

Dryness can cause your skin to become red, itchy and flaky. When it feels like moisturizers and creams aren’t working, we recommend investing in a humidifier. The moisture from a humidifier becomes absorbed into your skin, reducing the amount of dryness experienced and eliminating uncomfortable symptoms. 

Reduce Snoring

While there are several causes of snoring, people also snore because of nasal congestion. By alleviating your nasal congestion with a humidifier, you can reduce your snoring, resulting in a better night’s sleep. 

Save Money on Energy Bills

Did you know that owning a humidifier can save you money? Because you won’t have to increase the heat inside of your home, your monthly bill will be reduced. Saving money and improving air quality, that’s a win, win!

Contact Stephens for Humidifier Installation and Replacement

If you have been suffering from uncomfortable respiratory symptoms or simply looking to make your house feel more comfortable, contact the experts at Stephens Plumbing, Heating and Conditioning. We know how important air quality is and how it can affect the health and comfort of those living in your home. By installing a humidifier, you can control the air in your home and take steps toward living a healthier lifestyle. When you’re ready to improve your air quality, Stephens is here to help. We are a family-owned company who has been offering plumbing and HVAC excellence with fully licensed and trained technicians for over 30 years. When working with Stephens, you can expect affordable prices, expert work, and excellent service. To schedule an appointment with us or receive a free estimate, fill out the contact form located on our website or give us a call! We look forward to serving you with humidifier installation and replacement as well as any other HVAC or plumbing needs you may have.