HVAC Basics: How Do Humidifiers Work
The goal of a humidifier is to add moisture to the air in your home to help you reach the indoor humidity and comfort levels you want.
What Does a Humidifier Do?
A humidifier adds moisture to the air in your home to keep the level of indoor humidity within the comfortable range of 30% to 60% relative humidity.
By sticking within the range, a humidifier helps keep your home healthier and more comfortable. It can help relieve dry skin and static shocks that can happen at low humidity levels below 30%. Humidifiers can also protect your wooden floors and furnishings from warping, cracking, or other permanent damage which may happen if the humidity levels are too low.