Conditioning the amount of moisture in the air with a furnace humidifier is necessary for your family’s health. Dry air in your home can make your throat feel dry, and cause or aggravate respiratory ailments.
Humidity in the home will affect your comfort. Since the air in your home is always trying to reach its saturation point, it will absorb water wherever it’s found, which means it is stealing moisture from the bodies of you and your children, your pets, your furniture and even your houseplants.
Virtually everything in your home made from wood contains some moisture. As dry air sucks that moisture out, the wood shrinks and cracks. Hardwood floors separate at the seams, furniture shrinks and cracks, and doors warp and no longer fit their frames as the moisture is drawn off.
Proper relative humidity helps you save energy costs. Warm, humid summer air feels hotter than it actually is because of the moisture it contains. By keeping the relative humidity inside your Faganel Builders Millennium III® Green home at an ideal level, you can turn your thermostat down a few degrees and still feel comfortable.
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