Making certain of comfort in the cold winter demands more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep comfortable, we have to be aware of one of the most ignored aspects of cooler weather: dry air. The freezing weather sucks all the humidity out of the air, causing many complications for your family and home. Dry air adds the risk of everything from sickness to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical problems can be counteracted with the use of a humidifier.
Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it?
When temperatures drop, the makeup and formation of the air itself alters. The winter air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dehydrated much easier in the winter. Our bodies aren’t the only items that dry during the chilly season – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a greater risk of cracking and chipping in the dry air.
The most efficient way to increase moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers deliver whole-home air moisture and can bring you back control of your home air. It is straightforward and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to start the circulation and allocation of dependable air.
Added benefits with humidifiers
- Sustaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about broken flooring, furniture or paint.
- It can reduce the chance of getting shocked through static electricity.
- Utilizing a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin.
- Humidifiers can foster a good environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can present plants the greatest chance at survival.
Why live with the side effects of dry air this time of year when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective solution? Keep your home snug and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Arlington, give the pros at Service Max Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 360-255-5857.