How to Increase Your Buffalo Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

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

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

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

Does your home’s air feel too dry in the winter or too damp when it’s hot? A whole-home humidifier from Sunbeam Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can make it better. We can help you choose the ideal 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 increase moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a decreased temperature. This can save you more on heating costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Balanced humidity levels help heal dry skin fast. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping alleviate respiratory issues.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

Insufficient can damage 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

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

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

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

Ask us about humidity control when you request your regular furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 716-427-6807 or set up an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.