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Subject:  Re: Open question: What to put into a new house? Date:  3/9/2004  5:02 PM
Author:  MurrayS Number:  47472 of 137369

I've never measured a number this low but I thought I've heard it mentioned around here. I could be wrong

Certainly different areas of the country will have different humidity issues, but if your house is well sealed, just breathing will make a lot of humidity. Remember those steamed car windows in high school ;-)

But we do have to humidify our home in the winter

How old is your house? Your house may have enough natural ventilation (leaks) to remove the humidity you generate. From the EPA sites I posted earlier, it's wise to make sure you don't over humidify your house. You might consider buying a nice humidistat to know where you stand.


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