You need a humidity level between 30% and 50% to remain healthy in your home. A humidifier and dehumidifier can regulate the humidity in your Rogers, AR, home and keep it at an appropriate level. Here’s what you need to know about the differences between humidifiers and dehumidifiers.

How Do They Function?

A humidifier is a great system if your home has dry air. It can be utilized to raise the humidity levels in your home. A dehumidifier is great if you live in a moisture-prone area. It pulls excess moisture out of the air in your home to improve the air quality.

Health Benefits of Each

There are many health benefits provided by humidifiers and dehumidifiers in your home. A dehumidifier can help prevent allergens that come from mildew and other concerns that arise from excess moisture in the air. A humidifier can assist you with dry skin and dry nasal passages to prevent common colds and other respiratory concerns.

Types of Dehumidifiers and Humidifiers

Dehumidifiers use a small fan to remove moisture from the air, allowing it to condensate on the coil. Steam humidifiers are common humidifiers that release steam into the air by boiling water. Other types of dehumidifiers and humidifiers are ultrasound humidifiers and electronic dehumidifiers.

Maintaining Them

Humidifiers should only be used and cleaned with distilled water. You should also keep the equipment dry to avoid bacterial growth. A dehumidifier should be cleaned regularly to prevent bacterial growth and inspected in the winter for frost buildup.

Contact George’s Refrigeration & Heating for the dehumidifiers and humidifiers you need in your home. We can provide installation and maintenance services for the equipment and keep it running in peak condition. When you choose George’s Refrigeration & Heating as your HVAC company, your satisfaction is always 100 percent guaranteed.

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