A dehumidifier lowers the humidity level in your home by pulling moisture from the surrounding air. Dehumidifiers make your home less susceptible to unwanted things like dust mites, mold, and mildew and they also help reduce irritation to your skin and respiratory system. If you have one of these handy appliances, but it starts to not work properly, it is most likely an easy fix. So keep reading to learn what to check for to get your dehumidifier back up and running! Continue reading
While humidifiers can help soothe dry noses and throats a dirty humidifier can actually make you sick.
Everyone knows the benefits of running a humidifier during the dry winter months. The humidifier adds much need water moisture to your home’s air which helps your lungs and keeps your nasal passages from drying out; preventing illness. It can even help prevent migraines.
However, if you are not regularly cleaning your humidifier – and we’re talking weekly here – then your humidifier might be brewing up something else – bacteria, mold and mildew.
ABC News tested 10 different humidifiers from 10 different homes for different molds and bacteria. Most of the humidifiers tested showed Continue reading