about this page: humidifiers
This reference page has an index that will guide you directly to whole-house and portable humidifiers online. This web page focuses on humidifier components and systems. Dryness can be damaging to your health and objects in your home and business. The constant breathing in of dry air can lead to the damaging of your skin, eyes, throat, nasal passages, sinuses, and lungs. It also causes deterioration in wood like doors, flooring, cabinets, trims, railings, shelves, and objects containing wood. Fabrics like clothing, shoes, bedding, curtains, furniture, rugs and carpeting, and other materials like leather, paintings, books, and antiques. It quickens the life expectancy of exposed, perishable, foods like breads, baked items, fruits and vegetables. A perfect relative humidity for any interior environment is in the 40% range. Heating systems cause dryness dropping an indoor relative humidity to 20-30%. Indoor environments maintained at a 40-50% relative humidity supports a healthy body and keeps interior objects from premature deterioration.