Humidification in the Winter

February 23, 2015

Guaranteeing comfort in the cold winter 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 cooler weather: dry air. The frosty weather sucks all the humidity out of the air, instigating many problems for your family and home. Dry air adds the dangers of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these potential 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 makeup and formation of the air itself alters. The winter air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dehydrated much quicker in the winter. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and about our homes have a higher risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air.

The most efficient way to increase moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers deliver whole-home air moisture and can grant you back control of your home air. It is easy and painless to install to your present HVAC system to activitate 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 lower the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity.
  • Adding a humidifier can help lessen skin irritations and dry skin.
  • Humidifiers can promote a good environment for indoor plants. Properly humidified home air can give plants the utmost chance at survival.

Why deal with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective answer? Keep your home comfy 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 Paso Robles, give the experts at Paso Robles Heating and Air a call at 805-203-8667.