Humidifier

Humidification in the Winter

Making certain of comfort in the colder season demands more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep cozy, we have to be mindful of one of the most overlooked aspects of colder weather: dry air. The freezing weather extracts all the humidity out of the air, instigating many complications for your family and home. Dry air enhances the chances of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical problems can be prevented with the use of a humidifier.

Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it?

When temperatures decrease, the structure and formation of the air itself modifies. The chilly air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much easier in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only items that dry during the colder months – wood floors, furniture and paint in and around our homes have a greater risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air.

The greatest way to increase moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers deliver whole-home air moisture and can grant you back control of your home air. It is easy and painless to install to your present HVAC system to activitate the circulation and allocation of consistent air.

Added benefits with humidifiers

  • Maintaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about broken flooring, furniture or paint.
  • It can decrease the chance of getting shocked through static electricity.
  • Utilizing a humidifier can help alleviate skin irritations and dry skin.
  • Humidifiers can foster a good environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can give plants the best chance at survival.

Why settle with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is an easy and effective answer? Keep your home comfortable and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu makes its rounds. Learn more about how to add a humidifier to your home in Wheeling, give the pros at Local HVAC Repair & Service a call at 224-300-4806.

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