Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Guaranteeing comfort in the wintertime demands more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep warm, we have to be aware of one of the most ignored aspects of colder weather: dry air. The frosty weather extracts all the humidity out of the air, causing many problems for your family and home. Dry air enhances the chances of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these possible issues can be counteracted with the use of a humidifier. Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it? When temperatures lower, the structure and formation of the air itself alters. The cold air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much more often in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the colder months – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a greater risk of breaking and chipping in the dry air. The most efficient way to add moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers offer whole-home air moisture and can bring you back control of your home air. It is easy and painless to install to your current HVAC system to start the circulation and distribution of reliable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Maintaining humidity levels can save you money by not having to worry about damaged flooring, furniture or paint. It can decrease the chance of getting shocked through static electricity. Utilizing a humidifier can help alleviate skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can foster a reliable environment for indoor plants. Properly humidified home air can give 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 solution? Keep your home snug and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu circulates. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in San Angelo, give the pros at Air-Dynamics Inc a call at 325-655-2515 or schedule an appointment with us online.