5. August 2013 08:00
The heating systems in campus residence halls can be much different than what you're used to at home. Many have a central boiler where hot water is circulated through radiators in the rooms. Heaters have a tendency to dry out the air leaving you with a dry scratchy throat. There is a simple cure that you should pack with your back to school supplies and that is a room humidifier. These simple to use appliances offer night time relief so you can get a good nights sleep to wake ready and refreshed. FiltersAmerica.com offers the best values on room humidifiers. Manufactured by Honeywell they offer both cool moisture and Quicksteam models that are reliable, quiet and easy to maintain. If you don’t already have one, come January you’ll be glad that you did.
Some dormitory heating systems do not have method to filter the air. If this is the case for you, you should also consider a room air cleaner. FiltersAmerica offer two models that are perfect for the dorm room. The first is the Holmes Allergen Remover and the other is the Honeywell HEPAClean Tabletop Air Purifier. Both the models are perfect for smaller rooms and reduces airborne dust, smoke, pollen and other allergens.
There is much on your mind in preparing for school, however these two simple appliances can improve your indoor air quality your entire term so you can breathe a little easier and study a little harder.