How to Increase Your Ogden Home’s Humidity This Winter Published on November 23, 2015 When most people think about humidity, it’s usually the outdoor humidity and how muggy or dry it feels. But when you check with any of our expert furnace service technicians about home comfort, humidity plays a large role in helping us stay comfortable. As the year goes on and our indoor air transforms, humidity levels fluctuate as well. For peak comfort, the humidity levels in your home should be between 35 percent and 50 percent. Dry air during the cooler months in Ogden can also affect respiratory comfort, as it can dry out the mucous membranes in your throat and nose, likely meaning uncomfortable scratchy throats and noses. It also indicates that there could be a greater risk for colds and respiratory problems. Check out these benefits of correct humidification, and chat with your Barlow Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning technician during your annual furnace service appointment to learn more. Proper humidity levels in your home can:Save you from having to concerned about damaging wood furniture, flooring and paint in your homeDecrease the chance for static electricity and shocksLeave you with the perfect environment to sustain your indoor plants, helping them live longerHelp relieve skin irritations and dry skin quickly and easily Purchasing a humidifier for your home might be the ideal solution to control your home’s humidity levels, so don’t forget to ask the experts at Barlow Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning about humidity control when you schedule your annual furnace service appointment. Humidity is a huge contributor to your personal comfort, so make sure you’re ready for dryer air. Give us a call at 801-436-8985 or schedule an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products and to arrange your annual furnace service.