Humidification in the Winter

February 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 comfortable, we have to be aware of one of the most forgotten aspects of cooler weather: dry air. The frigid weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, instigating many problems for your family and home. Dry air increases the dangers of everything from disease to even shocks from static. All these possible problems can be avoided with the use of a humidifier.

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

When temperatures drop, the structure and formation of the air itself modifies. The winter air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dehydrated much quicker in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the colder months – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a larger risk of breaking 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 bring you back control of your home air. It is straightforward and painless to install to your present HVAC system to activitate the circulation and dispersal of dependable 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 lower the chance of getting shocked through static electricity.
  • Adding a humidifier can help lessen skin irritations and dry skin.
  • Humidifiers can create a suitable environment for indoor plants. Amply humidified home air can present plants the utmost chance at survival.

Why deal with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective resolution? Keep your home comfortable and keep your family a little healthier this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Phoenix, give the professionals at Integrity AC & Heating LLC a call at 602-971-0567.