Quality Humidifier Services in Troy, OH

If you’ve ever felt the shock of static electricity in your home during the winter, or experienced dry skin, a sore throat or other health issues related to dry air, you might want to think about having a humidifier installed. Without sufficient humidity levels in a home, Ohio’s dry winter air can wreak havoc on your breathing and health, while also damaging the house itself. Dry air can damage cabinetry, furniture, flooring and other types of wood.

The home comfort team here at Troy Furnace & Air Conditioning cares about your comfort and air. Call us today to see what offers we have on humidification systems.

Humidifier Services in Troy, OH

Humidifier Services in Miami County, OH

How Does it Work?

For those especially dry months, humidifiers are devices that add moisture (or humidity) to the air in a home or building according to its needs. A humidifier can be used for a single room, it can apply to a small area. We also have humidifiers for an entire home or building. Whole-home humidifiers can be linked with the fan in your furnace, HVAC system, or air handler to blow humidified air throughout the ductwork and into the home.

They can also work independently of your HVAC equipment to maintain humidity levels even when the furnace or air handler isn’t in use as a stand alone product. Humidifiers are essential in dryer climates, like Ohio’s winter months, when the air dries out in the home to an extent that can aggravate one’s health and even damage the home itself and woodwork inside it. The relative level of humidity should be at least 30 to 35 percent in the home.

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A Homeowner's Guide to Humidifiers

We at Troy Furnace & Air Conditioning are proud to offer a trusted name in Indoor Air Quality: Aprilaire. The type of air humidifier you choose for your home will depend on the size of your home, in addition to your preferences and budget. Learn more about a few of the Aprilaire humidifier models we carry:

Aprilaire 500 Humidifier in Troy, OH

Aprilaire 500

Improve your comfort and protect your home during dry winter months (or year-round) when you use the Aprilaire Model 500 Whole House Humidifier. This ducted bypass humidifier works with your HVAC system to deliver comfortably humidified air throughout every room of your home. It functions like an evaporative humidifier, evenly distributing 12 gallons of moisture per day.

Aprilaire 600M Humidifier in Troy, OH

Aprilaire 600M

Maintaining a proper humidity level by using a whole house humidifier like the Aprilaire 600M is the ideal solution to dry air. It's an in-duct bypass humidifier that works with your existing HVAC system to provide comfortably humidified air for homes up to 4,000 sq. feet. Functioning as an evaporative humidifier, this model distributes up to 17 gallons of moisture per day. 

Aprilaire 800M Steam Humidifier in Troy, OH

Aprilaire 800

The Aprilaire Model 800 Steam Humidifier might be the perfect choice for you. This canister steam humidifier is ideal for whole-house applications where evaporative humidifiers are less practical. This model works independently of your HVAC system, distributing up to 23.3 gallons of humidity per day. That’s enough to cover as much as 6,200 square feet.


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Benefits of Humidifiers

Breathe Cleaner Air with a Humidifier

Living in a dryer winter climate like Ohio, whole-home humidifiers can become a necessary add-on component. Here are 4 benefits of owning a humidifier:

Protect Your Furniture

Not enough moisture in your home’s air can cause wood furnishing, woodwork, and wood flooring to crack and even split. Using a humidifier helps preserve the integrity of the wood in your home.

Healthier Pet & Plant Life

We aren’t the only ones affected by winter’s dry air. Our pets and plants living in the home are affected as well. Plant leaves begin to look droopy, and the soil seems dryer than normal. Pets, depending on the type, are affected in other ways. Humidifiers help keep you and your pets and plants healthy.

Minimize the Risk of Illness

Bacteria and viruses can’t travel as well in moist air. It is possible that using a humidifier might prevent you from catching a bug during the cold season. In any case, dry air can cause a host of health-related problems.

Reduce Static Electricity

With dry winter air in Southern Ohio, there also comes static electricity in the form of almost inevitable shocks in some homes during the winter. No one likes a jarring jolt of a static shock or having their clothing stick to them. It’s not good for your electronics either. Using a humidifier helps reduce, if not eliminate, static electricity in your home during winter.

What is Indoor Air Quality?

When you own a home, comfort shouldn’t be your only consideration for HVAC equipment. When it comes to Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, Indoor Air Quality is a critical issue that is often neglected.

This is often the case because most homeowners feel that air pollution is strictly an outdoor problem. Nevertheless, studies indicate this is false. It turns out the air inside many workplaces and homes is far more polluted and toxic than the air outside. Because the average American spends more than 21 hours a day indoors on average, air quality deserves serious consideration and attention. Because the air indoors often lacks proper filtration, indoor air quality is something homeowners should take seriously.

The EPA defines Indoor Air Quality as the quality of air inside a building or home and how it relates to the building or home’s occupants. Indoor Air Quality has a direct and sometimes negative effect on our health in addition to our overall mood, well-being, and energy levels.

Why is Indoor Air Quality Important?

Health officials say the air we breathe in our homes can be 2 to 5 times more toxic and polluted than the air outdoors, where nature has a way of taking care of it through a host of processes unbeknownst to the average person. When you take into consideration how tightly insulated most homes and workplaces are intentionally made in order to keep treated air inside, it becomes obvious why HVAC experts and health officials suggest some homeowners consider certain indoor air quality products to go in conjunction with their heat pump, furnace or air conditioner.

All too often household air pollution is unable to escape because modern dwellings are fairly airtight. In the confined spaces of a house or office building or work environment, pollutants can get trapped without adequate filtration or the circulation of outdoor air. Even with the HVAC system’s air filter, often these pollutants are merely recirculated. Sometimes, getting a humidifier, dehumidifier or air purifier makes a world of difference, in addition to UV Lights and other air filtration products.

Financing Options in Troy, OH

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Are you looking to upgrade your home's heating or cooling system or need help covering the cost of repairs? Check out our current financing offer! We have partnered with Wells Fargo Bank to help our customers keep their home comfortable year-round.

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