How to Increase Your Knoxville Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a major function in your family's comfiness. As the weather changes, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

Dry air during colder months in Knoxville can make your throat and nose feel coarse. It can also put you at a increased risk for colds and other ailments.

For greatest comfort, your rooms’ humidity levels should be between 35 and 50 percent.

Does your home’s air feel too dry when it’s cold or too wet when temperatures rise? A whole-home humidifier from R & M Climate Control Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can make it better. We can help you choose the ideal option for your family 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 increase moisture levels can help your home feel more comfortable at a decreased temperature. This can save you more on energy costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Correct humidity levels help soothe dry skin fast. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping alleviate respiratory illnesses.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the right level can decrease the opportunity for static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Potted plants flourish when humidity levels are even and may even last longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings frigid temperatures, irritating illnesses, and dry air. But R & M Climate Control Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has a machine that can help with all these setbacks—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you schedule your routine furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 865-229-6176 or request an appointment with us online to find out about our humidification products.