How to Increase Your San Antonio Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

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

Dry air during colder weather in San Antonio can make your throat and nose feel scratchy. It can also put you at a higher risk for colds and other ailments.

For the most comfort, your residence’s humidity levels should be between 35 and 50 percent.

Does your home’s air feel too dry as temperatures drop or too wet when temperatures rise? A whole-home humidifier from Aramendia Plumbing, Heating and Air, A Service Experts Company can make it better. We can help you choose the best 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 increase moisture levels can help your home feel comfier at a lower temperature. This can save you more on utility bills.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Ideal humidity levels help soothe dry skin sooner. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping relieve respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

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

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the appropriate level can lower the opportunity for static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Potted plants do better when humidity levels are steady and may even have a longer lifespan.

Related: Is a whole-home humidifier right for you?

Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings cold temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Aramendia Plumbing, Heating and Air, A Service Experts Company has an option that can help with all these issues—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you set up your routine furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 210-404-4233 or set up an appointment with us online to find out about our humidification products.