How to Increase Your Shreveport Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a critical role in your family's coziness. As the weather changes, humidity levels fluctuate as well.  

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

For greatest comfort, your residence’s 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 it’s hot? A whole-home humidifier from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help. We can help you choose the ideal 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 decreased temperature. This can save you more on utility costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Ideal humidity levels help heal dry skin quickly. It also moisturizes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping ease 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 chance of static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Potted plants do better when humidity levels are steady and may even last longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

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

Ask us about humidity control when you schedule your annual furnace service appointment. Give us a call at 318-588-8163 or schedule an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products.