not working" or "It's too dry in here" are very common complaints during
the winter months. More times than not though, the problem is something
the homeowner can take care of without calling for service.
In fact, many times the problem is something
the homeowner did, like turning off the humidifier at the end of last
heating season and forgetting to turn it back on again. Or forgetting to
open a damper or open a water valve. Homeowners often forget that
humidifiers need to be cleaned frequently. If the water panel or pad is
clogged, the unit will not humidify properly.
Below is a list of possible causes and things to