Unlocking the Benefits of a Humidification System

Unlocking the Benefits of a Humidification System

One of the most important elements for a healthy home is proper humidity levels. If you’re looking to improve the indoor air quality of your home, consider installing a humidification system. Not only can it help maintain ideal humidity levels, but a properly installed system can offer numerous other benefits as well.

What Is Humidification?

Humidification is the process of adding moisture to the air. In order to understand how a humidifier system works, it’s important to understand how and why humidity levels are important in your home. Relative humidity (RH) is the amount of moisture in the air compared to its maximum capacity at that temperature. Ideal RH levels range from 40-60%. Maintaining this balance helps keep dust and other allergens at bay, which can improve allergies and respiratory issues – especially in winter months when heating systems dry out indoor air even further.

Health Benefits

The main benefit from using a humidifier system is that it helps improve overall health. Common problems associated with low humidity levels include dry skin, nosebleeds, respiratory discomfort, snoring and headaches. A good humidifier system will help reduce these symptoms by keeping relative humidity close to 50%. Additionally, since viruses and bacteria thrive in dry environments, having proper humidity levels helps reduce their spread and decrease illnesses like colds or flu during winter months when we tend to stay indoors more often.

Cost Savings

Installing a humidifier system isn’t just good for your health; it can also be great for your wallet! Optimal indoor humidity affects our comfort level by making us feel warmer at lower temperatures – meaning less energy used for heating! Having an efficient whole house humidifier installed can save up to 4% on annual energy costs according to the U.S Department of Energy. This savings combined with improved health makes investing in a humidification system well worth it!

General Filters

Given all these factors, investing in a whole-house humidification system from General Filters is definitely worth considering if you want to improve both your health and wallet! Properly maintained indoor relative humidity levels are essential for optimal comfort and health.

Benefits of Humidification

Protect Your Home

Protect home assets requiring indoor humidity control (wooden floors, cabinetry, art, instruments, etc.).

Stop Dry, Itchy, Cracked Skin

Dry air causes skin to dry leading to discomfort & cracked skin.

Avoid Temperature Discomfort

Dry air causes air to feel cooler than it really is, leading you to turn up the thermostat.  Adding humidty saves money.

Breath Healthier

The right humidity levels keep your sinuses & throat healthy, reducing risks of cold, flu, allergies, & respiratory infections.

Featured Residential Whole-House Humidifiers


115 or 230V Power Supply

Up to 5,500 Sq. Ft.


Four models are available for homes up to 4200 Sq. Ft.

Carries a 5-year warranty.

Evaporative & Fan Powered

Accommodates homes up to 3,000 Sq. Ft.

Includes a 5-yr warranty.

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