Humidifier, dehumidifier – you likely know what they are, but do you know how to use each of them correctly to benefit the comfort levels in your home? Misuse of one could actually increase your allergies or have you waking up with dried out nasal passages every morning. The introduction of the simple prefix “de” makes a world of difference.
Let’s take a look at the differences, use of, and situations that call for a humidifier or dehumidifier. Many people may get these facts mixed up, but this list will help you to know what’s up:
The difference is that one reduces moisture in the air while the other increases moisture. A dehumidifier will reduce the moisture in the air while a humidifier does exactly the opposite if an increase in moisture is needed or desired.
The climate where you live and the time of year will both be factors you need to consider as you decide whether you need a humidifier or dehumidifier.
You dreaded them in math class, but the numbers are simple in reference to the humidifiers:
Armed with the right information about humidifiers and dehumidifiers, you may now realize that you need one, or the other, or both. If so, make an appointment with G&M Service to discuss dehumidifiers and humidifiers in depth and find out what is best for your unique situation.