How to Increase Your Kansas City Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a crucial part in your family's comfort. As the weather changes, humidity levels vary as well.  

Dry air during winter months in Kansas City 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 home’s humidity levels should be between 35 and 50 percent.

Does your home’s air feel too dry as temperatures drop or too moist in the summer? A whole-home humidifier from Neal Harris Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing can make it better. We can help you choose the right option for your household 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 heighten moisture levels can help your home feel more comfortable at a lower temperature. This can save you more on utility expenses.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Ideal humidity levels help heal dry skin sooner. It also nourishes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping ease respiratory issues.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

Insufficient can ruin wood furniture, hardwood flooring and paint in your home.

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the appropriate level can decrease the chance of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Indoor plants grow better when humidity levels are steady and may even have a longer lifespan.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings bitter temperatures, irritating illnesses, and dry air. But Neal Harris Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing has an option that can help with all these setbacks—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you request your routine furnace service appointment. Contact us at 816-787-0500 or request an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.