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Dry Air in the Winter? Install a Whole Home Humidifier

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Here in Ottawa, the mention of winter usually brings to mind endless snow drifts and the bitter, cold weather that makes people want to stay indoors rather than venture outside. While we can’t help with the amount of snow that falls in the capital region, we can help you create a warm and comfortable environment inside your home with a whole home humidifier.

Humidity and Temperature
Human bodies are very sensitive to humidity levels because of our reliance on evaporation to keep us comfortable. To keep our bodies at a stable temperature, excess moisture is evaporated from our skin, which in turn keeps us cool. When there is a lot of humidity in the air, we feel hotter because it’s harder for excess water to evaporate. Conversely, when the air is dry, it makes us feel colder because any moisture evaporates quickly from our skin. To combat this dry and cold environment, you can install a whole home humidifier to ensure that there’s always the proper moisture level in your home during the winter months.

Whole Home Humidifier Benefits
In addition to keeping you warmer, whole home humidifiers have many other advantages. Dry air can exacerbate allergy and asthma symptoms, but a humidifier can help soothe irritated sinuses, throats and eyes. Plus, proper humidity levels can help prevent the spread of infections and decrease the likelihood of catching a cold or flu.

While Ottawa winter weather might be frightful, Team Harding can help ensure your home is warm and cozy inside.
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Harding Heating & Air Conditioning has been Ottawa’s leading home comfort specialists since 1994. We are a family owned and operated local business and all of our installers and technicians are fully licensed.

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