Make your home even more cozy this winter with proper humidification01/03/2017It’s not the heat, it’s the almost nonexistent humidity. Humidity is something that people only appear to indicate during the warmer seasons, but lack of humidity in your home could be harmfully altering your indoor air quality and how you feel. As much time as we spend in our home, specifically when it’s in the colder months, a whole-home humidifier could significantly upgrade your comfort along with your health. Staying Healthy Having the correct humidity levels in your home can help stop the spread of infection. Air without humidity dries out the mucus membranes in your sinuses, which filter out bacteria. Dry air also increases the prevalence of colds and flus in the winter season. Furthermore, bacteria and viruses have a more difficult time traveling in moist air. Maintaining your home at prime humidity could help you keep on feeling well during the coming season. Ease Static Electricity Is your hair standing on end? Have you been alarming your family and pets? Hearing your sweater pop as you put it on? You may have a humidity predicament. Moisture in the air lets static charges to depart objects because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge can’t go anywhere, and someone is sure to get shocked. Increased Comfort Whole-home humidifiers let your home feel more comfortable during the wintertime. Just like a humid day in the summer feels warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will in fact make you feel more heat. Not only will the right humidity level keep you at ease, it could also decrease your spending. If you feel cozy you won’t have to crank up your thermostat to stay cozy. There are several more advantages to keeping your home appropriately humidified. Our whole-home humidity products will improve both your indoor air quality and your comfort. They could also lower your monthly bills in the process. We’d love to answer any uncertainties you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality worries. Give us a call at 803-318-6995 or schedule an appointment with us online.