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Monitoring Your Home Humidity Levels

Keeping the home clean and the air quality high is very important in ensuring your families health stays in top condition. Although we spend a lot of our time cleaning our homes many of us never bother to focus on the air quality. A whole bunch of different health problems can manifest from low air quality and some of them are very easy to monitor.

Humidity levels in the home should be kept within consistent and healthy levels but during this time of year the level often becomes a problem. Over the winter months homeowners keep the windows and doors shut for long periods of time with heating running 24 hours a day. One of the side effects of home heating systems is the damage they do to the air quality by removing all the moisture which is essential to our health.

This problem is very easy to fix using a low cost humidity monitor and a home humidifier unit that slowly releases moisture into the air. The modern versions of these products have built in safety features that ensure they can be left running safely overnight.

If anyone in your family is suffering from allergies then it is well worth checking out the humidity levels to ensure this is not causing the problem.