In city environments and especially in apartment buildings, there is a pronounced problem with humidity, and the air is usually too dry to be healthy. Dry air is an irritant, and not only does it exacerbate any respiratory illness, it can also cause them too. Dry air also makes the respiratory membranes crack up, and this admits infection. Therefore dry air will cause you to get sick more often and stay sick longer. That means it is a problem, but this problem is easy to fix with a humidifier – a device that will infuse the air with moisture, via a wick or ultrasound disperser.
Most air humidifiers are simple devices, but there are more complex models with Wi-Fi or essential oil infusion. Many brands make them, and while many brands pay close attention to quality, some try to save on materials, which results in a generally ill-performing model that will not work reliably and may even contain toxic materials. Therefore it takes patience and attention to pick a good model, and sometimes it is hard to choose. We, however, did this work for you by picking the best models on the market and compiling tem in this list of 5 best air humidifiers.