Wintry, dry air in your home causes more trouble than just icy hands and feet in the winter months. A lack of humidity can irritate your lungs, dry out your skin and cause bloody noses. Like you, your home has to have humidity to keep it in its best condition. Woodwork in your rooms—including hardwood floors—can lose moisture to the dry air and become damaged. Whole-home humidifiers can return that moisture to your home’s air. You’ll be more comfortable and healthier as a result. Lakeside Heating & Air in Chelan and Wenatchee carries two elementary configurations:
- Bypass humidifiers draw warm air from heat ducts and push it through a water panel. Water vapor is absorbed into the air, humidity is returned to the air and is distributed throughout your home.
- Fan-powered humidifiers work in a similar way, but they include a fan that blows air across the water panel for increased water evaporation.
A well-maintained humidifier can keep you happy, healthy and comfortable in your home no matter the time of the year.
Simple Maintenance Ensures Efficiency and Inhibits Mold Growth
Whole-home humidifiers have simple maintenance. If your humidifier has a water panel, like a Lennox Healthy Climate Whole-Home Humidifier, the water pad inside only has to be changed once or twice annually. This may vary depending on the extent of debris that goes your home’s ventilation system. If you have furry friends or have done considerable home improvement projects inside your home, you may need to change it more regularly. Whole-home humidifiers may not work at peak efficiency if the water panel is overlooked.
Lennox models have humidifier pads specifically for uniform, high evaporation and scale traps to trap mineral deposits that would otherwise hurt your humidifier. Trapped water, excess minerals and other solid residue not trapped by the replaceable humidifier pad are swept down the drain. This is the most effective, cost-efficient technique of disposing of minerals.
Learn More About Whole-House Humidifiers
Equipped with the knowledge that whole-house humidifiers are easy to maintain, you’re ready to focus on the benefits of having your own. Find out which model is best for your home from your team of experts at Lakeside Heating & Air in Chelan and Wenatchee. Then get ready to experience the comfort it will provide! Give us a call at 509-284-4265 or schedule an appointment online.