Making certain of comfort in the wintertime entails more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep comfortable, we have to be mindful of one of the most overlooked aspects of chilly weather: dry air. The frigid weather extracts all the humidity out of the air, bringing many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air increases the chances of everything from sickness to even shocks from static. All these potential problems can be avoided with the use of a humidifier.
Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it?
When temperatures lower, the composition and formation of the air itself alters. The winter 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 about our homes have a greater risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air.
The most efficient way to add moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers provide 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 start the circulation and allocation of reliable air.
Added benefits with humidifiers
- Sustaining humidity levels can lower your spending by not having to worry about ruined flooring, furniture or paint.
- It can decrease the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity.
- Adding a humidifier can help lessen skin irritations and dry skin.
- Humidifiers can create a good environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can give plants the utmost chance at survival.
Why settle with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective solution? 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 Pella, give the professionals at Van Haaften Plumbing & Heating a call at 641-628-3621.