How to Increase Your Hilton Head Island Home's Humidity

November 23, 2015

Your home's humidity plays a major part in your family's coziness. As the weather changes, humidity levels shift as well.  

Dry air during colder weather in Hilton Head Island can make your throat and nose feel raspy. It can also put you at a greater risk for colds and other sicknesses.

For ideal comfort, your home’s humidity levels should be between 35 and 50 percent.

Does your home’s air feel too dry when it’s cold or too moist in the summer? A whole-home humidifier from Epperson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can help. We can help you find the best option for your family during a free home comfort assessment.

5 Benefits of Balanced Home Humidity

1. Makes Your Home More Comfortable and Saves Energy

Using a whole-home humidifier to increase moisture levels can help your home feel cozier at a decreased temperature. This can save you more on heating costs.

2. Contributes to a Healthy Environment

Ideal humidity levels help heal dry skin sooner. It also nourishes your sinuses and nasal passages, helping relieve respiratory problems.

3. Preserves Your Flooring

Insufficient can ruin wood furniture, hardwood flooring and paint in your home.

4. Decreases Static Electricity

Humidity that’s at the correct level can limit the opportunity for static electricity and shocks.


5. Helps Plants Thrive

Indoor plants grow better when humidity levels are consistent and may even live longer.

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Add Comfort with a Whole-Home Humidifier

Winter brings cold temperatures, miserable illnesses, and dry air. But Epperson Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning has an option that can help with all these problems—a whole-home humidifier!

Ask us about humidity control when you request your annual furnace service appointment. Contact us at 843-619-3781 or set up an appointment with us online to discover our humidification products.