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All About Humidifiers
Humidifiers gently disperse moisture into your home environment, alleviating dry air and making your
home more comfortable throughout the year.
Benefits of a humidifier in your home:
Humidifiers reduce the possibility of winter infection by keeping the mucous membranes moist and
  allowing the tiny hairs in the nose and throat to work to expel any particles that are suspended in the air.

Dry sinuses receive a great deal of relief from a humidified bedroom.

Cold symptoms are greatly relieved by using a humidifier in your bedroom at night.

Scratchy throat and hay fever symptoms are reduced, helping you breathe better and sleep more

Dry, itchy skin is prevented, and chapped lips are relieved.

The amount of static electricity and dust particles in the air is reduced.
What type of humidifier do I need?
Evaporative wick humidifiers gently disperse cool mist into the air. Dry air is pulled into the system, passes through a wick filter and the moisture is fan-evaporated into the air. To keep these humidifiers clean and running effectively, the filter will need to be changed periodically.

Boiler models produce warm mist for added comfort during cold winter months. A gentle boiling process traps impurities and releases clean warm vapor into the air. This technology is not recommended for a child's room due to the high water temperatures.

Ultrasonic humidifiers produce micro-fine mist that quickly disperses humidity into a room. A transducer vibrates water at ultrasonic speed to break it down, producing a clean, refreshing mist. The water molecules in the mist are extremely small, about one micron in diameter, so the mist is almost immediately absorbed into the air. Since they do not use a fan, ultrasonic humidifiers are whisper quiet. They can produce both warm and cool mist.
Additional considerations:
Tank Sizes: Most room humidifiers range in tank capacity (how much water they hold) from 1 gallon to 2 1/2 gallons. Generally speaking, the larger the tank the more hours they will run between tank fillings. Be sure to read the package for run times and choose the one that best suits your needs.

Cleaning: All humidifiers should be cleaned periodically to keep the mechanisms working well. Read your product manual for the recommended cleaning procedures. Also, don't let water stand in the tank for long periods when not running, as this will help avoid the growth of molds and bacteria.
Advanced humidifier features:
Antimicrobial product protection additive: The best humidifiers have a built-in additive which inhibits the growth of odor-causing bacteria, mold, and mildew.

Humidistat: A humidity thermostat measures the moisture in the air. Some models automatically disperse moisture to achieve the programmed humidity level setting you select.

Adjustable mist: Most humidifiers offer adjustable mist settings from low to high, so you can customize how much mist they produce.

Timers: More advanced models feature timers that allow you to set how long you want the humidifier to run and then automatically shut off.

Auto shut-off when empty: As a safety feature, better humidifiers will automatically shut off when the water tank is empty.

Night lights: Look for convenient on/off lights that add convenience in the bedroom at night.