- Dry, chapped lips
- Dry eyes; dry skin
- Cough, sore throat
- Dry, cracking furniture
- Wooden musical instruments are cracking
- Static electricity
- Can also be beneficial to those with asthma and allergies
- Wooden chair rungs are loose and popping out
To remedy the situation, you'll need to have some idea of how much moisture to add - that's where a hygrometer becomes essential, to avoid over-humidifying your home, which can cause other problems.
What's a Hygrometer?
Difference Between a Hygrometer and a Humidistat
Steps to Improve Dry Air
- Read Before You Buy a Humidifier Tips
Learn about humidifiers and what features are available, before buying one.
- Read Humidifier Reviews to learn which humidifiers consumers prefer and learn some care tips.
- Understand Home Moisture Control.
Maintaining proper home moisture is essential to make your home comfortable and safe from mold, mildew.
- Choose a Humidifier Type - Ultrasonic or Evaporative
Learn what types are available, the pros and cons of each type to make an informed buying decision.
- Portable Room or Console Humidifier?
- Cool or Warm Mist Humidifier? Your physician may recommend a certain type and for some people, it can make a difference.
- Compare Prices
- Read Humidifier Fast Facts to better understand what to expect from humidifiers
- Maintain it - Humidifier Care and Maintenance Tips
- Store it properly when not in use - Humidifier Seasonal Maintenance
- Continue to monitor home moisture and understand that too much moisture can be just as much a problem as too little.
- Go to Main Humidifier Page