Making certain of comfort in the colder season entails more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep comfortable, we have to be mindful of one of the most forgotten aspects of colder weather: dry air. The frigid weather extracts all the humidity out of the air, causing many problems for your family and home. Dry air increases the risk of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical problems can be avoided with the use of a humidifier.
Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it?
When temperatures decrease, the makeup 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 dry much easier in the winter. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the chilly season – wood floors, furniture and paint in and about our homes have a larger risk of cracking 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 give 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 reliable air.
Added benefits with humidifiers
- Maintaining humidity levels can save you money by not having to worry about broken flooring, furniture or paint.
- It can reduce the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity.
- Utilizing a humidifier can help alleviate skin irritations and dry skin.
- Humidifiers can create a reliable environment for indoor plants. Properly humidified home air can provide plants the best chance at survival.
Why deal with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is a simple and effective solution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family healthy this winter as the flu circulates. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Laurel, give the experts at H&C Heating and Cooling a call at 301-960-3247.