Make your home even more cozy this winter with proper humidification

January 03, 2017

It’s not the heat, it’s the absence of humidity. Humidity is something that people only look to mention during the summer, but lack of humidity in your home could be destructively altering your indoor air quality and how you feel. As much time as we fill in our home, specifically when it’s wintertime, a whole-home humidifier could really upgrade your comfort and also your health.

Staying Healthy
Having the proper humidity levels in your home can help prevent the spread of infection. Air lacking in humidity dries out the mucus membranes inside your sinuses, which sift out bacteria. Dry air also intensifies the likelihood of colds and flus in the colder months. In addition, bacteria and viruses have a tougher time moving in moist air. Setting your home at ideal humidity could help you keep on feeling well throughout the coming season.

Ease Static Electricity
Is your hair standing on end? Have you been shocking your family and pets? Listening to your sweater crackle as you put it on? You may have a humidity problem. Moisture in the air lets static charges to depart items because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge is stuck where it is, and someone is sure to get shocked.

Increased Comfort
Whole-home humidifiers allow your home feel more comfortable during the wintertime. Just like a humid day in the summer might feel warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will truly make you feel cozier. Not only will the appropriate humidity level keep you content, it could also help save you money. If you feel warmer you won’t have to crank up your thermostat to stay warm.

There are many more perks to keeping your home appropriately humidified. Our whole-home humidity products will enhance both your indoor air quality and your comfort. They could also lower your monthly bills in the process. We’d love to help you with any uncertainties you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality worries. Give us a call at 262-358-9468.