How to Increase Your Memphis Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a crucial part in your family's coziness. As the seasons change, humidity levels vary as well.  

Dry air during winter seasons in Memphis can make your throat and nose feel scratchy. It can also put you at a higher risk for colds and other illnesses.

For greatest comfort, your rooms’ humidity levels should be between 35 and 50 percent.

Does your home’s air feel too dry as temperatures drop or too wet when temperatures rise? A whole-home humidifier from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help. We can help you choose 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 lower temperature. This can save you more on utility bills.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Balanced humidity levels help heal dry skin quickly. It also nourishes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping alleviate respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the appropriate level can decrease the possibility of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Houseplants flourish when humidity levels are steady and may even last longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings bitter temperatures, irritating illnesses, and dry air. But Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has an option that can help with all these problems—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you schedule your regular furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 901-235-1196 or schedule an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.