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Humidify in Style with the New Honeywell Designer Series

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Humidify in Style with the New Honeywell Designer Series

09:19 EST Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Combat dry air woes this winter with a chic humidifier for a more comfortable home

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Though many homeowners across the country may worry about inclement weather as temperatures dip this winter, one of the biggest sources of cold weather discomfort may actually be inside the home. A recent survey[1] conducted by the makers of Honeywell humidifiers found that Americans named dry skin and static cling as two of their top winter pet peeves. Using a humidifier, like the new Honeywell Designer Series Cool Mist Humidifier, can help temporarily relieve these and other discomforts resulting from dry winter air by adding essential moisture to any room.  

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131203/NE26404)

"Many of us know the uncomfortable feeling of dry, cold air during the winter months. As temperatures drop in the winter, the moisture is sucked out, causing a host of issues in the home from peeling paint and wallpaper to buckling floorboards and static electricity. The recommended relative humidity level for indoor spaces is between 40 and 60 percent, which is an optimal range for keeping potted plants, and even furniture and hardwood floors in prime condition," said Dr. Ted Myatt ScD, senior scientist with Environmental Health & Engineering and the University of Rhode Island.  

The Honeywell Designer Series Cool Moisture Humidifier makes it easy for homeowners to integrate a humidifier into any household environment. The filter-free humidifier features a unique and modern "tea kettle" design that fits seamlessly with any decor and easily fits under a faucet for refilling. Ultrasonic technology provides a fine visible mist and variable moisture controls allow users to customize how much mist is being released into the air. The Designer Series will run continuously for up to 48 hours between fillings, making it ideal for medium to large rooms, and shuts off automatically when it's empty.

For information on all Honeywell humidifiers, and to learn more about the benefits of adding essential moisture to your home, please visit www.Facebook.com/HoneywellPluggedIn or www.HoneywellComfort.com.

About KazA world leader in high quality healthcare and home environment products, Kaz is a state of the art, dynamically-managed, global leader in healthcare devices, home comfort and water filtration products that operates in over 65 countries on six continents.  The branded product portfolio includes PUR Water Filtration, Vicks Thermometers and Humidifiers, Honeywell Humidifiers, Heaters, Fans and Air Cleaners, Braun Thermometers, SoftHeat Heating Pads, SmartTemp Hot/Cold Packs, and more.  The Honeywell trademark is used by Kaz USA, Inc. under license from Honeywell International Inc. Kaz USA, Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE).  For more information about Helen of Troy Limited, please visit www.hotus.com. For information on other quality products for home health, home comfort, water filtration and insect control visit www.kaz.com.

[1] National omnibus survey conducted by the makers of Honeywell heaters and Lindberg International, July 2013

Media Contact:Sarah Pariseau 360 Public Relations (617) 585-5767spariseau@360publicrelations.com

SOURCE Kaz USA, Inc.

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