Author Archives: Robert

Robert is an engineer with a special interest in electronic gadgets and appliances. Optimum Humidity is one of a number of niche websites that he writes product reviews for.

The Best Humidifier for Asthma and Allergies

Struggling with asthma and allergies? Is your nose constantly either dripping or dry, your skin also dry, and you get colds frequently? Then you’ll want to get a humidifier to help you feel better. The cool mist wafts up and keeps the air moist, relieving dry noses, scratchy throats, and cracked lips. You can position […]

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What Should the Humidity in Your House Be?

The Perils of Dry Air For those of you who live in colder climates, struggling with dry winter air can be a problem that lasts for months. Your skin gets drier, feeling itchy, cracked, and sore. Your hair is more prone to static cling and won’t ‘fluff’ up as nicely. You get electric shocks after […]

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How to Lower the Humidity in Your House

People who live in subtropical environments and warm southern environments can tell you all about how difficult it is to deal with high humidity! As soon as you step out of the air-conditioning, it immediately hits you and can make it difficult to breathe, since it’s like being in a hot oven. It also makes […]

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How to Control the Humidity in Your Home

Humidity is the measure of how much moisture is in the air. Even the driest climates on Earth have some level of moisture in the air, since water is needed by all lifeforms to survive. Plus, the planet is 70% covered by water, so all that moisture, combined with the wind, clouds, rain, and other […]

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Cool Mist or Warm Mist Humidifier?

While shopping for a new humidifier, you’ve probably noticed they come in two main types: cool mist or warm mist. These types refer to the temperature of the released water from the humidifier out into your room. Which one is best for you? In this article, we’ll go in depth into both options, describe what […]

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Most Energy-efficient Dehumidifier

Dehumidifiers are famous for being not only moisture suckers but energy suckers. They drive up your electric bill because they’re continuously running, have high-capacity water tanks, and are trying to cover many square feet of space. If you’d rather not see a massive increase in your utility bills, then take a look at these small, […]

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