How to Increase Your Raleigh Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a critical role in your family's comfort. As the temperatures change, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

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

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

Does your home’s air feel too dry when it’s cold or too wet in the summer? A whole-home humidifier from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can make it better. We can help you discover the right option for your home 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 heighten moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a cooler temperature. This can save you more on heating costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Correct humidity levels help alleviate dry skin quickly. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping ease respiratory issues.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

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


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Houseplants grow better when humidity levels are even and may even live longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

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

Ask us about humidity control when you request your regular furnace service appointment. Contact us at 919-578-4329 or request an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.