Stop slathering yourself in lotions and creams. If you have chapped winter skin, a humidifier may be the solution to your woes. Take this quiz to learn how a humidifier can improve the comfort of your home and save you money on your heating bill.
When was the basic home humidifier patented?
Dry skin can be caused by which level of humidity?
What is the ideal level of humidity for inside your home?
What's the term for the amount of moisture in the air?
What happens when the relative humidity is 100 percent?
water won't evaporate
wood floors will creak
your skin will dry out
Which tool measures the humidity level in your home?
What will the humidity level inside your home probably be when the outside temperature is freezing?
How does low humidity cause creaking sounds in the home?
dries out fabric
dries out wood
dries out electrical wiring
What causes sparks to fly when humidity is low?
faulty electrical wiring
love at first sight
static electricity buildup
Why is a humidifier good for the family budget during colder months?
It can lower your heating costs.
It can lower your water bill.
It can lower your electric bill.
What is a simple way to humidify your home?
Put a wet towel near a heating duct.
Open windows to let in fresh air.
Place several bowls of water around your home.
Which of these is a popular type of humidifier?
How much does an inexpensive steam humidifier cost?
Why should families with children be cautious about steam vaporizers?
They can easily tip over.
Steam can cause burns.
Steam harbors bacteria.
What is a concern of impeller and ultrasonic humidifiers?
They are extremely noisy.
They can harbor bacteria.
They are not very effective.
Which surfaces in your house are NOT affected by low humidity?
marble and tile
walls and ceilings
What does an ultrasonic humidifier create?
What does a wick/evaporative humidifier have in common with a candle?
They both use wax.
They both have a wick.
They're both decorative objects.
Static electricity can shock you when you touch what type of material?
How can you humidify your entire house?
Run hot water through all showerheads and sinks at the same time for 10 minutes every day.
Hook up a humidifier to your home's heating and cooling system.