By Marilyn Syarto
There’s nothing more soothing than a humidifier in parched winter air. There are innumerable benefits of running a humidifier: You’ll have softer skin, moist nasal passages, relief from coughs, and your tropical plants will benefit, as well. But if you’re an owner of this appliance, you need to know how to clean a humidifier correctly so it doesn’t become a magnet for germs, mold, and mildew. Our guide gives you the best ways to clean your humidifier so you can make sure it emits the cleanest, freshest mist to make your home healthy and comfortable.