Posts tagged 'Dry Air'
Summer is underway, and keeping your home cool and comfortable is a top priority. The air conditioner is likely being used quite a bit, which can be contributing to low humidity in the home. We know what you’re thinking, “Summer days are SO hot and sticky already, why would I need even more humidity?”
Don’t let winter take all the blame for dry skin this season! You may think its frigid temperatures are the cause of flaky skin, cracked palms and chapped lips, but in fact it’s due to the low humidity level in your home.
Humidification is simply, the addition of water into air. Most people require a certain amount of ambient moisture in the air that is not too high and not too low in order to be comfortable. There are several reasons why you should use a humidifier, including the betterment of your health, help with skin and help with the upkeep of your homes wood — just to name a few!
So you've caught a cold. We have good news and bad news. The bad news is there is no cure for the common cold. The good news is there are remedies to make your cold more bearable. But what remedies are the most effective? Which will make you feel better a little quicker? Read below to find out.
Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. Your airways are tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways become sore and swollen. That makes them very sensitive, and they may react strongly to things that you are allergic to or find irritating. When your airways react, they get narrower and your lungs get less air.
When you're short of breath, it's hard or uncomfortable for you to take in the oxygen your body needs. You may feel as if you're not getting enough air. Sometimes mild breathing problems are from a stuffy nose or hard exercise. But shortness of breath can also be a sign of a serious disease.
Picking out the right type of humidifier for your home can be tricky if you don’t quite know your way around the two main types of humidifiers, ultrasonic and evaporative. In order to assist you in being a smart consumer and purchasing the humidifier that’s right for you and your family, we have written an overview for which type of humidifier is best for you.
There are a large selection of mist humidifiers available on the market and figuring out the differences between the types can be quite confusing. Mist humidifiers utilize primarily four different mechanisms for delivery of the water mist: wicking, steam, cool mist, and ultrasonic. For best use, mist humidifiers that produce obvious steam or mist should be placed on a high surface. This allows for an adequate distance to permit the steam or mist to become absorbed into the ambient air. Any cold surfaces will cause the steam or mist to condense quickly instead of being soaked up into the air.