How to Increase Your Salt Lake City Home’s Humidity This Winter Published on November 23, 2015 When most people think about humidity, it’s usually the outdoor humidity and how muggy or dry it feels. But when you inquire with any of our expert furnace service technicians about home comfort, humidity plays a large role in making us feel comfortable. As the months pass and our indoor air changes, humidity levels fluctuate as well. For ideal comfort, the humidity levels in your home must be between 35 percent and 50 percent. Dry air during the winter months in Salt Lake City can also affect respiratory comfort, as it may dry out the mucous membranes in your throat and nose, possibly resulting in uncomfortable scratchy throats and noses. It also could mean that there could be a higher risk for colds and respiratory problems. Check out these perks of ideal humidification, and chat with your Mountainwest Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning technician during your annual furnace service appointment to learn more. Proper humidity levels in your home can:Save you from having to concerned about harming wood furniture, flooring and paint in your homeDecrease the chance for static electricity and shocksOffer you the perfect environment to support your indoor plants, helping them live longerHelp relieve skin irritations and dry skin quickly and easily Buying a humidifier for your home may be the perfect solution to control your home’s humidity levels, so don’t forget to ask the pros at Mountainwest Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning about humidity control when you arrange your annual furnace service appointment. Humidity is a huge contributor to your personal comfort, so make sure you’re prepped for dryer air. Give us a ring at 385-399-0280 or set up an appointment with us online to learn about our humidification products and to arrange your annual furnace service.