How to Increase Your Birmingham Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a critical function in your family's comfiness. As the weather changes, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

Dry air during colder months in Birmingham can make your throat and nose feel scratchy. It can also put you at a higher risk for colds and other sicknesses.

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

Does your home’s air feel too dry as temperatures drop or too moist in the summer? A whole-home humidifier from Norrell Service Experts can make it better. We can help you discover the right 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 increase moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a decreased temperature. This can save you more on energy costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Ideal humidity levels help soothe dry skin quickly. It also conditions your sinuses and nasal passages, helping relieve respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the correct level can lower the opportunity for static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Potted plants flourish when humidity levels are steady and may even live longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings bitter temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Norrell Service Experts has an option that can help with all these setbacks—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you request your annual furnace service appointment. Reach us at 205-267-0023 or schedule an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.