Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Making certain of comfort in the colder season entails more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep warm, we have to be mindful of one of the most ignored aspects of colder weather: dry air. The freezing weather extracts all the humidity out of the air, bringing many problems for your family and home. Dry air enhances the risk of everything from disease to even shocks from static. All these potential concerns 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 makeup and formation of the air itself modifies. The cold air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much quicker in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and around our homes have a higher risk of cracking and chipping in the dry air. The most efficient way to insert moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers provide whole-home air moisture and can grant you back control of your home air. It is straightforward and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to activitate the circulation and allocation of dependable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Upholding humidity levels can save you money by not having to worry about damaged flooring, furniture or paint. It can lower the possibility of getting shocked through static electricity. Inserting in a humidifier can help alleviate skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can create a reliable environment for indoor plants. Amply humidified home air can present 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 solution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family healthy this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Groves, give the pros at Air Solutions, Inc a call at 409-962-2476 or set something up with us online.