Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Guaranteeing 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 conscious of one of the most forgotten aspects of colder weather: dry air. The frosty weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, bringing many complications for your family and home. Dry air increases the dangers of everything from sickness 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 lower, the makeup and formation of the air itself modifies. The cold air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much more often in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only items that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a higher risk of breaking and chipping in the dry air. The most efficient way to insert moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers offer whole-home air moisture and can give 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 dependable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Maintaining humidity levels can lower your spending by not having to worry about broken flooring, furniture or paint. It can reduce the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity. Inserting in a humidifier can help lessen skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can foster a reliable environment for indoor plants. Amply humidified home air can provide plants the greatest chance at survival. Why deal with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is a simple and effective answer? Keep your home comfy and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu circulates. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Columbia, give the experts at Alltemp Comfort Services LLC a call at 803-318-6995 or schedule an appointment with us online.