Dry skin, irritated nasal passages and cracked lips are all signs of low indoor humidity. Conversely, common allergens, such as mold and dust mite growth are prevalent with high indoor humidity levels.
The EPA recommends maintaining indoor humidity levels between 30% and 50% for optimum health and comfort. Considering that people spend an average of 90% of their time indoors, proper humidity levels in the home are important of overall health in Silicon Valley, especially for people who suffer from asthma and allergies.
Individual room dehumidifiers can work, but they have many drawbacks. Stand-alone cool mist humidifiers can disperse bacteria and mold into the house. Vaporizers can create a scalding risk for young children and take up in your living space.
The most effective and safe way to humidify the home is with a whole-house humidifier.
Whole-house humidifiers seamlessly integrate with your heating system, delivering ideal humidity levels without a second thought from you.