Archive for September, 2016

When Is It Time to Start My Furnace’s Humidifier?


After a weekend of unseasonably warm Labor Day temperatures it is difficult to think about preparing for colder weather. The fact of the matter is, however, the cold days and nights of fall and winter will be here before you know it. And while hot temperatures in the midwest come with high percentages of humidity, cold weather brings the exact opposite. Cold, dry weather that is complicated by the dry heat of furnaces in homes can lead to static electricity and drying conditions for wood trim and leather furniture. For many, winter is a much about turning on the humidifiers (used during heating season) as it is about firing up the furnace.
What many people think of as humidifiers used in the summer are actually dehumidifiers. when the air conditioning is running and the outside humidity is high Read more ...