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Does anyone else have a REALLY dry apartment/house?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by BigMike, Nov 21, 2005.

  1. BigMike

    BigMike BrokenbikeMike

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    My apartment is unbeliveably dry! We have radiators, so once those come on, its goodbye moisture.

    I bought a humidifier today, hoping it helps. Last night I couldn't sleep because it actually HURT me to breathe. At one point during the night I went to the bathroom to turn the sink on full hot water and just hold my head over the steam (that didn't work)

    Anyone else have this type of problem? What did you do to fix it?
     

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  2. dexterq20

    dexterq20 Turbo Monkey

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    No problems with moisture in my apartment. I live about 200 yards from the ocean. :D
     
  3. luken8r

    luken8r Monkey

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    My parents house is really dry. They have a pot belly stove that dries the whole place out. They ususally take a kettle or some sort of pot and put it on top of the stove to boil off.
    For a house with radiant heat, a humidifier is probably the only bet. We are in the same boat, my wife has been dying lately because its so dry. We have the humidifer always cranked, but it can only do so much.
     
  4. kinghami3

    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    I basically live underground. My apartment came with a dehumidifier.
     
  5. -dustin

    -dustin boring

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    i wish my apartment was dry. it also smells like ****in' ****. people downstairs like garlic. lots and lots of garlic.
     
  6. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    I live in a desert, so yes.
     
  7. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    Humidifiers are great, though you definitely need one per room or a giant one for one entire floor. I like the cold moisture ones better than the hot ones too. I don't know which one you bought. Be sure to change the filters regularly too because they can get very nasty.
     
  8. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Perhaps that's why I have such nasty nasal issues in winter. Not enough humidity.