What You Need to Know about Whole-House Humidifiers and Mold

 
Cold, dry air in your home causes more trouble than just icy hands and feet in the winter months. An absence of humidity can irritate your lungs, dry out your skin and lead to bloody noses. Like you, your home needs humidity to keep it in its best condition. Woodwork in your house—including hardwood floors—can lose moisture to the dry air and become damaged. Whole-home humidifiers can restore that moisture in your home’s air. You’ll be more comfortable and healthier as a result. B&W Services in Royse City carries two elementary configurations:
  • Bypass humidifiers draw warm air from heat ducts and drive it through a water panel. Water vapor is absorbed into the air, humidity is returned to the air and is circulated throughout your home.
  • Fan-powered humidifiers work in a similar fashion, but they hold a fan that blows air across the water panel for increased water evaporation.
A properly maintained humidifier can keep you happy, healthy and comfortable in your home throughout the seasons.
Simple Maintenance Ensures Efficiency and Inhibits Mold Growth
Whole-home humidifiers have simple maintenance. If your humidifier has a water panel, like a Lennox Healthy Climate Whole-Home Humidifier, the water pad inside only has to be changed once or twice per year. This may be different depending on the level of debris that goes your home’s ventilation system. If you have pets or have done large home improvement projects within your home, you might need to change it more regularly. Whole-home humidifiers may not work at peak efficiency if the water panel is neglected.
Lennox models have humidifier pads especially for uniform, high evaporation and scale traps to trap mineral deposits that would otherwise harm your humidifier. Sitting water, excess minerals and other solid residue not trapped by the replaceable humidifier pad are swept down the drain. This is the most effective, cost-efficient way of disposing of minerals.
Learn More About Whole-House Humidifiers
Furnished with the knowledge that whole-house humidifiers are painless to maintain, you’re ready to focus on the benefits of having your own. Find out which model is best for your home from your team of experts at B&W Services in Royse City. Then get ready to experience the comfort it will provide! Give us a call at 972-695-2264 or schedule an appointment online.
 
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