The benefits of installing a whole home humidifier in your Kansas City home

Posted on December 20, 2012 by Jim Horlander

A whole house humidifier professionally installed and maintained in your Kansas City home can benefit you in several ways. Maintaining your existing humidifier or installing a whole house humidifier in your Kansas City home can provide greater personal comfort and reduce the stress of low humidity levels like:

  • Dry noseHeartland installs this Aprilare humidifier.
  • Cracked, itchy skin
  • Sore throats
  • Aggravated allergy and asthma symptoms
  • Painful static shocks
  • Chipping paint and plaster
  • Splitting or cracked wood floors, furniture, trim and molding

Viruses can thrive when the humidity in a house is too low, increasing the chances that you may catch colds and upper respiratory ailments, according to medical experts. The American Society of Otolaryngology states that exposure to overly dry environments can make people more susceptible to infection, another reason you should have a properly working humidifier or the installation of whole house humidifier for your home.  If your KC home already has a whole house humidifier installed, proper maintenance keeps it working like new. Call Heartland Quality today to schedule your humidifier tune-up.

Proper humidifier selection and installation for your Kansas City Home

Heartland Quality can review your existing HVAC system and make recommendations on which whole home humidifier will provide the results you’re looking for.  There are several types of whole home humidifiers to choose from, the three main styles of professionally installed humidifiers are:

  • By-Pass Humidifiers
  • Powered Humidifiers
  • Steam Humidifiers

Depending on what kind of heating system, where your gas furnace or HVAC system is located and the size of the area will determine the proper size and style of humidifier to maintain a consistent moisture level inside your home. New humidifiers, when installed correctly are self-regulating and will adjust the moisture demand (humidity) based on the weather conditions outside and the temperature inside your home.

This is exactly why we recommend our Kansas City, Lees Summit and Overland Park homeowners to install a whole house humidifier. Why go through another winter season with these irritating and even serious problems when there is an easy solution – a Kansas City whole home humidifier installation.

Protect your health and your furnishings as well your general over-all comfort. Contact Heartland Quality Heating & Cooling today so one of our licensed technicians can install a whole house humidifier in your Kansas City home.

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