March 6, 2019
If your windows inside collect moisture and ice during the cold snaps, you may have a humidity problem. Managing your home humidity levels can be a difficult task during the winter months.
Indoor humidity recommendations change during temperature extremes based on how cold it is outside. If the outside temperature is between 0°C to -10°C, the indoor humidity should be between 25% – 30%; between -10°C to -20°C, the humidity should not exceed 20%, outside temperatures colder than -20°C should not exceed an indoor humidity of 15%.
Installing a Smart Thermostat in your home allows you to assess and change your humidity any time with the touch of a button. To prevent costly repairs, your humidifier should be inspected by a certified technician annually along with your furnace to ensure it is working as intended and to look for any signs of corrosion or leaking.
Here at Always Plumbing & Heating, we can help you manage your indoor humidity simply and efficiently. To schedule an inspection or request a service call to install your new Smart Thermostat, call us at 780-489-8118 or contact us by clicking here.
Our technicians can service your existing humidifier, or replace it with a more efficient model, complete with user-friendly controls to allow you to easily adjust humidity levels as the outside temperatures change.