Air that is too dry can be uncomfortable to people in a
couple of ways. When air is heated in a furnace it dries out
and breathing this dry air can cause a dry throat and this
might lead to other illnesses. When air is dry, static
electricity can be a problem for both people and electrical
equipment. Also, when someone is sick, warm or cool humid air
can help them feel better. All of these can be solved by
use of a humidifier. A humidifier is a device that introduces
humidity into the air. There are several ways as shown
Believe it or not, this will increase the humidity in the air
of your home.
If you fill these with water, they will add humidity to the air
of your home.
Water - If all fails and you want to add
moisture to a room, place a bucket of water in the room.
Humidifier - This is a device that attaches to
the furnace. It has a sponge on a wheel that dips into a tray
of water. Then the heated air passes through the sponge and
introduces moisture into the air.
Humidifier - This is a portable device that can
be placed in the room of someone who has a breathing illness.
It has a small fan that blows air over a small tray of water.
There are both warm air and cool air medical humidifiers.
To see some Medical Humidifiers, try these links:
Potted Plant -
A properly watered indoor plant can introduce humidity into a
closed room. This also will help resupply oxygen as plants
convert carbon dioxide to oxygen.