Humidification in the Winter

February 23, 2015

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 chilly weather: dry air. The frigid weather sucks all the humidity out of the air, instigating many problems for your family and home. Dry air adds the chances of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these possible concerns 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 structure and formation of the air itself changes. The winter air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much easier in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and about our homes have a larger risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air.

The best way to insert 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 start the circulation and distribution of consistent air.

Added benefits with humidifiers

  • Sustaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about ruined flooring, furniture or paint.
  • It can reduce the chance of getting shocked through static electricity.
  • Inserting in a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin.
  • Humidifiers can foster a suitable environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can present plants the greatest chance at survival.

Why deal with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is a simple and effective resolution? Keep your home comfortable and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Marshfield, give the pros at House of Heating Incorporated a call at 715-384-3163.