As the weather gets cold the air becomes dry, which can cause problems like dry skin, dry throat, bloody nose, cracked lips, dry coughs, nose irritation and so on. People are prone to various discomforts when the air becomes dry in winters and when they use air conditioners. The humidifier is a device that is used to increase humidity by producing moisture in the air. Basically, humidifier is a device that emits water vapors in the air to make the atmosphere humid and alleviate various winter discomforts.
.Using a humidifier can be very beneficial. It reduces the risk of infection because the bacteria cannot travel much, in moist air. The dry skin becomes soft and vibrant, in the presence of a humidifier. The houseplants are also well maintained in a moist air. When the air becomes dry you mostly experience static shocks, these are also reduced when there is moisture in the air. The winter sinus problems are cured through a humidifier. The healing time of wound, coughs and flu’s is also shortened.
Humidifiers have several types.
This is a kind of humidifier that keeps the whole house humid. It is built directly in the air-conditioning and heating system of a house. Central humidifiers don’t emit steam.
This humidifier works for single rooms. Impeller humidifiers work by rotating disks at a very high speed to produce cool mists. They are child-friendly because they have no risks of burns.
The evaporators also work for single rooms. They work by blowing air through wet filters.
As the name indicates, steam vaporizers work by releasing steam into the air. The water is heated and then cooled off, to release it in the form of steam. They are not very child-friendly because they carry the risk of burning.
These humidifiers use ultrasonic mists to produce cool moisture. They are child-friendly.
Humidifiers are good for health and environment but it is necessary to remember that ideal humidity must be maintained to avoid condensation and growth of bacteria and virus. Humidifiers must be cleaned on a regular basis to prevent bacterial growth on the insides.