HVAC DIY Tips & Tricks
Maintaining the right humidity level in your home is important for your health and comfort. Our article will help you find the perfect balance and provide tips on maintaining it in your home this winter.
Let's get straight to the point! Ideally, you want to maintain an indoor humidity level of 30-50% all year round.
There is a big difference in humidity between the two seasons. This is because the temperature changes the amount of moisture the air can hold.
Low humidity can have some serious adverse effects on your health. These include dry and itchy skin, sore throats, and itchy eyes.
To avoid the effects of low humidity, maintain your humidity level at 30-50%. However, due to problems with cold air, aim for between 30-40%.
The best way to do this is through a humidifier. You can use a portable one or invest in a fixed humidifier as part of your HVAC system.
An ERV captures the humidity inside and keeps it on the same side of the thermal envelope it was found. Click below to learn more about ERVs.