How Humid Should Your Home Be?

Home humidity chart

How humid should your home be? Relative¬†humidity in Calgary¬†refers to the percentage of water in the air. Typically, a comfortable home humidity range is between 30 and 60%. Depending on your preference, you can set the humidity level between 30 and 45%. However, you may find that the level you prefer is between 40 and 50%. In addition to this percentage, you can set your home’s temperature to make the air more comfortable in both summer and winter.

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The comfortable home humidity range is between 30% and 60%

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, a comfortable home humidity should be between thirty and fifty percent. Humidity levels above sixty percent are considered too high and can cause harmful bacteria. The right humidity level depends on many factors, including your lifestyle, climate, clothing, and the time of year. For example, if you spend … read more...