How to Increase Your Kitchener Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a critical role in your family's coziness. As the weather changes, humidity levels shift as well.  

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

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

Does your home’s air feel too dry in the winter or too wet when it’s hot? A whole-home humidifier from Boehmers/Cronin Emery Service Experts can make it better. 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 cooler temperature. This can save you more on energy expenses.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Ideal humidity levels help heal dry skin fast. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping relieve respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

Too little can ruin wood furniture, hardwood flooring and paint in your home.

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the right level can lower the opportunity for static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Potted plants 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 cold temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Boehmers/Cronin Emery Service Experts has an option that can help with all these issues—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you schedule your regular furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 519-804-1617 or request an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.