I have always lived along the northern border of the country, and i am accustomed to unquestionably long weeks of Winter, sub zero temperatures & a tremendous amount of snow, but from early September until May, I need to keep my house sealed tight to prevent freezing drafts & energy waste. I run the gas furnace at maximum capacity & take every possible opportunity to trim heating costs & improve comfort! Because of the dry Winter air, it’s necessary to partner a whole-home humidifier with the furnace. The furnace dries out the air & the humidifier puts it back. I chose a steam-style humidifier because it can unquestionably handle a greater home. The system uses electrodes to create steam & operates independently from the furnace, then even if the heating system isn’t running, I can’t still use the humidifier & customize moisture levels. Because of the humidifier, my home is more comfortable & I save money, but properly moisturized air feels warmer than dry air. I’m able to lower the thermostat a bit, reduce the workload of the furnace, & trim energy usage. Plus, I don’t deal with chapped lips, frizzy hair, static shock & dried nasal passages! Operating the humidifier helps to avoid headaches, sore throat, itchy eye, & aggravated symptoms of flu symptoms. It further protects against property disfigure, preventing hardwood floors, molding, antiques & musical instruments from drying out & cracking. The humidifier has proven to be a worthwhile investment. It’s tucked out of sight, operates unquestionably quietly & requires only annual service. It is way more effective & convenient than portable varieties.