It’s Not the Heat (Or the Cold) — It’s Your Humidity


Every winter, without fail, a couple dozen customers ask me whether a humidifier is really a necessary component of a heating and cooling system. Many of them wonder aloud if humidifiers are just one of those “nice to have” but ultimately nonessential things. Before I answer their questions, I have my customers answer a few of my own: Do you notice the spacing in between the planks of your hardwood floors getting wider? Has your partner recently started snoring? Has someone in your family had an unexpected bloody nose for no apparent reason? Are your plants getting brown on the tips [...]