Humidification in the Winter

Air Quality

Making certain of comfort in the colder season requires 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 cooler weather: dry air. The frigid weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, instigating many problems for your family and home. Dry air adds the dangers of everything from sickness 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 drop, the composition and formation of the air itself modifies. The winter air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much quicker in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and about our homes have a greater risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air.

The best way to add moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers offer whole-home air moisture and can grant you back control of your home air. It is straightforward and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to begin the circulation and allocation of consistent air.

Added benefits with humidifiers

  • Upholding humidity levels can save you money by not having to worry about broken flooring, furniture or paint.
  • It can decrease the possibility 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. Amply humidified home air can provide plants the utmost chance at survival.

Why deal with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is an easy and effective resolution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family a little healthier this winter as the flu makes its rounds. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Dallas and Atlanta surrounding areas, give the professionals at Innovative Mechanical, LLC a call at 770-726-7407.

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