Living in the northern area of the country presents some certain challenges. Every one of us endure unquestionably severe Winter weather. The cold weather always arrives by early September, requiring us to start up the gas furnace. The temperature remains below cold and often falls below zero for various to numerous straight weeks. With the high cost of energy bills, it’s necessary to tighten up the house as much as possible. Every one of us can’t afford to allow our heated air to escape outside. I’ve made it my mission to seal up any cracks, leaks or imperfections in the thermal envelope. I’ve invested in caulk, weatherstripping, insulation and current windows. I also hired an Heating, Ventilation, and A/C business to install a whole-house dehumidifier to partner with the oil furnace. The air in the Winter is naturally dry. The oil furnace tends to make the complication worseâ€¦ Overly dry air feels much colder than respectfully moisturized air, prompting higher temperature control settings, greater wear and tear on the oil furnace, and more pricey energy bills. Plus, a lack of humidity is a health threat; Respiratory infections, flu-like symptoms, headaches and difficulty sleeping can all be blamed on dry air! Frizzy hair, chapped lips and static shock are additional consequences. It’s also more strenuous to reclaim from illness. The steam-style humidifier works independently from the oil furnace and introduces necessary moisture into the air. It makes unquestionably little noise, requires only yearly repair and undoubtedly handles the needs of the whole home. It uses electrodes to turn water into steam and offers unquestionably gentle and natural humidification. Because of the humidifier, I’ve been able to lower the temperature control setting and still enjoy a more comfortable home.