As we know, things may get extremely hot and dry while residing or visiting the great country of Mexico. A dry and non-humid atmosphere can be a disaster to your personal health and may also damage your wall papers, plants or wood floor. So with this concern rises the need of looking for humidifiers. So below are a few tips to think of when buying a humidifier in Mexico.
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Types of Humidifiers
Of course when you go hunting for humidifiers you would want to know the models sold in the market. In Mexico humidification units will come in various categories; the steam humidifier, the impeller, wet-filters and the ultrasound model.
Whichever kind you go for depends on your preference as well as finances.
- If you can spend some good money, an ultrasound humidifier is a good pick. They operate quietly using an ultrasound system that converts water to vapor till a certain humidity level is reached. They are also easy to clean, automatic and require less maintenance.
- The wet-filters function by passing water through a built-in filter which is heated to produce vapor. Cheap on your pocket but they are prone to nasty bacterial molds and require lost of servicing.
- The steam humidifier may be a good option over the wet-filters because mold is hard to build on steam water. But they require a lot of electricity to operate so running cost is quite high.
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The impeller also isn’t a bad pick though you will need to include a humidity sensor to work them.
These four Humidifiers in Mexico you can go for,though it solely depends on how much you are willing to spend, how often you need to clean the equipment and whether you are comfortable with automatic or manual operations.
Humidifier Style is Important As Well
There are two main style options; portables and fixed humidifiers. It all comes down to personal convenience as the determining factor of which style you pick. If you travel a lot, you might want a portable and compact humidifier which prevents which prevents your chest from feeling dry; as well as prevent your cold from getting worse.
The second option is best for home humidifiers; the fixed option. The humidifier can occupy a strategic position in a room to provide a humid atmosphere during the winter seasons. Since the system is fixed, it’s good to go with remote operated humidifiers. There are also other factors to consider under humidifier style.
Humidifiers come in different water carrying capacity like 1 gallon, 3 gallon or 8 gallon. Your choice of humidifier depends on how long you want the machine to run before the next refill. When using a humidifier, always balance the outside temperature with the inside humidity especially in winter. A -20F temp will need a 15% to 20% humid atmosphere while a +20F temp requires 35% to 40% humidity. The hotter it becomes the more humidity needed and vice versa.
There are other factors you will consider when buying a humidifier (http://www.jshumidificadores.com.mx/); operation convenience, moisture output control and the noise tolerance levels. You can always get good humidifiers at Farmacias Plenia in Mexico or Sanborns. There are also online retail websites who will sell the humidifiers with no little or no shipping cost.