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Do Furnaces and Heaters Dry Out the Air?

Do furnaces and heaters dry out the air?

In the winter, we all experience the effects of dry air on our skin, hair, breathing passages, and hydroscopic (moisture-absorbing) possessions. We’ve written about how to get relief from dry air, different types of humidifiers, and the effects of dry air and humidity, but we’ve never answered the question “do furnaces and heaters dry out

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4 Benefits of Central Humidifiers

4 Benefits of Central Humidifiers - Service Champions

With the colder weather comes drier air. Winter is notorious for dry skin, chapped lips, static electricity, and other low humidity symptoms. To make things worse, heating systems can make your indoor air even drier. And the leakier your home, the more cold, dry, outdoor air gets inside. So, what can you do about the

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Relief from Dry, Winter Air with a Central Humidifier

Relief from Dry, Winter Air with a Central Humidifier

In the winter, humidity gets too dry for comfort. Dry air soaks up the moisture in your skin, hair, eyes, nose, and throat, leading to sinus problems, nose bleeds, chapped lips, and dry skin. The drying out of breathing passages also makes you more susceptible to illness since mucus isn’t able to trap bacteria as

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Why You Need a Humidifier | Effects of Dry Air and Low Humidity

Why You Need a Humidifier - Effects of Dry Air and Low Humidity

The Bay Area can experience very dry conditions, which played a large role in the destructive fires that began earlier this week. According to Weather Underground, Concord has an average humidity reading of 54%, and minimum humidity of 18%. In Pleasanton, Rocklin, and San Jose, the humidity is around 15-25%, and with no rain in

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