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Date Published:

May 16, 2016


Typical Issues with a Humidifier that Require the Skill of a Edmonton Plumbers

Homes in Edmonton can stay as comfortable as their occupants want them if there’s a humidifier installed. If you live in a place where the air gets too dry, then a humidifier will make life bearable, particularly during winter. Dry air is uncomfortable and can also cause respiratory problems, dry skin, and static.

Such air condition may also pose a risk to some furniture. Dry air can also degrade the integrity of your home, especially if it has a wooden floor.

This is why you must ensure that you have a humidifier at home and it is in good working condition at all times. When dealing with a faulty humidifier, it is best to call a plumbing service to provide the necessary repairs.

Appliances Failing to Work

Edmonton plumbers provide a broad range of services, and fixing up a humidifier is right up their alley. Knowing the different types of humidifier issues enables you to determine what repair service to call for when the need arises.

Like other equipment in your home, your humidifier will deteriorate and start to act up. Whether its humidistat is broken or the solenoid valve is loose, you need to call in a professional to fix it. Here are some common red flags of the need for a professional repair service.


A humidifier that makes too much noise may have a defective fan motor. Lack of proper maintenance and lubrication can cause moving parts to stop working. Accumulation of debris is also another culprit. An Edmonton plumber can fix any problematic parts or replace them, depending on how bad the situation is.


A leaking humidifier can also be a problem in your home or place of business. Humidifiers use a continuous flow or reservoir systems, so check to see that whichever it is and make certain that it does not have leaks. A reservoir system may start to leak if there is a problem with the float.

Continuous delivery systems have hoses, tubing, and valves and if any of these components have kinks, then they will leak. Clogged filters and drain lines can cause the same problem. Edmonton plumbers can provide the necessary repairs to any of these issues.

Proper maintenance of a humidifier will prevent a lot of these common problems. Check out the manual of the appliance for instructions on the best way to take care of it. Edmonton plumber can also give you advice on what to do to keep a humidifier working optimally.

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