Humidification in the Winter

February 23, 2015

Ensuring comfort in the colder season entails 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 colder weather: dry air. The frigid weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, causing many complications for your family and home. Dry air increases the dangers of everything from disease to even shocks from static. All these potential problems can be prevented with the use of a humidifier.

Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it?

When temperatures decrease, the composition 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 dehydrated much more often in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only items that dry during the chilly season – 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 grant you back control of your home air. It is simple and painless to install to your current HVAC system to start the circulation and dispersal of reliable air.

Added benefits with humidifiers

  • Sustaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about ruined flooring, furniture or paint.
  • It can lower the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity.
  • Utilizing a humidifier can help alleviate skin irritations and dry skin.
  • Humidifiers can create a suitable environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can provide plants the utmost chance at survival.

Why settle with the side effects of dry air this time of year when proper humidification is an easy and effective resolution? Keep your home comfortable 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 East Bernard, give the pros at E.B. Air, LLC a call at 979-335-4262.