Dry air inside your living spaces can have a surprisingly significant impact on your health and that of your family. Here are some proven ways to correct low humidity levels and improve the indoor air quality in your Gurnee, IL home.

Improve Indoor Ventilation

Introducing outdoor air into your home by adding a ventilation system can reduce the concentration of pollutants and can add some much-needed moisture to your indoor air. During the winter months, your heating system can dry out indoor air. Installing a ventilation system can reduce the chance of these health issues for you and your family members:

  • Eye irritation
  • Nosebleeds
  • Dry skin
  • Sore throat
  • Increased chance of asthma attacks
  • Greater risk of cold, flu, and other respiratory infections

Invest in Houseplants

Adding some greenery to your indoor spaces can reduce the negative health effects of dry air inside your home. Some houseplants act as natural air purifiers to remove pollutants and impurities from the air and to improve humidity levels throughout your living areas. By cultivating the right houseplants, you can create a healthier environment for yourself and your entire family.

Install a Humidifier

A whole-home humidifier is the perfect way to manage dry air inside your home. These systems are designed specifically to work with your heating and cooling system to maintain healthy levels of moisture inside your home. This can help you stay healthier and can improve indoor air quality now and well into the future.

At Herchenbach Mechanical Inc., we are dedicated to providing ventilation and dehumidification systems to combat dry air and its negative effects. To learn more about our lineup of indoor air quality solutions, give us a call today. Our team is ready to help you enjoy the healthiest indoor air for yourself and your family.

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