1. Home
Send to a Friend via Email

Anatomy of the Home Furnace Humidifier

By

8 of 10

Humidifier Drain
Humidifier Drain

Humidifier Drain Leads to Floor or Sink Drain

© Home-Cost.com 2006

With flow-through type humidifiers, any unevaporated water from the evaporator pad runs off into the drain pan and flows through to a household drain.

This is a key feature of flow through humidifiers, since unlike reservoir humidifiers (ultrasonic or impeller / drum types) where water stands for a period of time, flow-through humidifiers will not allow bacteria to develop.

Promotional Feature: View this video series to learn how to take good care of your house.

Related Video
How To Buy A Humidifier
How to Use a Knife Steel

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.