How to Increase Your Rochester Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a major role in your family's comfort. As the seasons change, humidity levels vary as well.  

Dry air during winter months in Rochester can make your throat and nose feel raspy. It can also put you at a increased risk for colds and other illnesses.

For ideal comfort, your home’s humidity levels should be between 35 and 50 percent.

Does your home’s air feel too dry when it’s cold or too moist when temperatures rise? A whole-home humidifier from Strogen's Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help. We can help you discover the ideal option for your home 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 more comfortable at a lower temperature. This can save you more on heating expenses.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Correct humidity levels help alleviate dry skin quickly. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping ease respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

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


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Houseplants grow better when humidity levels are steady and may even live longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings frigid temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Strogen's Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has a solution that can help with all these setbacks—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you request your regular furnace service appointment. Reach us at 603-923-4570 or request an appointment with us online to find out about our humidification products.