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any opinions on whole house humidifers (furnace mounted)? Are the atomizing mist injection type any better (or worst) than the flow thru drum type. any imput would be appreciated.

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Best kind are the steam humidifiers but they are pricey. I like bypass and misters equally. The misters are nice and small so they can go places a bypass can't. I like to put them over an evap coil so if they drip it goes into the drain pan. I don't like drum types, never have.

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The mist kind is OK if your water quality is good. If you have hard or rusty water the scale will accumulate on the inside of the duct or a-coil. My preference is the bypass or power type with a replaceable pad that you can toss when it scales up.

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