Central humidifiers are generally attached to the forced-air system of the home and fed water via a connection to the home's plumbing system. This way the entire home experiences dry air relief.
It’s clear that a central humidifier works well in combating dry air but are there any downsides to installing one? If you do not take time to maintain the humidifier you could encounter problems related to an excessive amount of condensation. This may cause harmful fungus or other bacteria to grow and you may also inadvertently create the perfect environment for mold and mildew which we know to be hazardous.
Before you make the decision to install a central humidifier, do a little research and become familiar with how they work, this way you will know the right way to keep it well maintained.
What if you already have a central humidifier installed in your home? Check when the last time was that you had it inspected. If it has been some time, you may want to have it inspected.