Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Making certain of comfort in the colder season requires more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep warm, we have to be aware of one of the most ignored aspects of cooler weather: dry air. The frigid weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, bringing many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air adds the chances of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical issues can be avoided 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 winter air has less moisture than hot air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much easier in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only items that dry during the colder months – 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 insert moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers deliver whole-home air moisture and can give you back control of your home air. It is easy and painless to install to your current HVAC system to start the circulation and dispersal of dependable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Upholding humidity levels can lower your spending by not having to worry about ruined flooring, furniture or paint. It can lower the possibility of getting shocked through static electricity. Inserting in a humidifier can help ease 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 live with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective answer? Keep your home comfy 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 Aurora, give the pros at Service Plus Mechanical a call at 630-473-4749 or set something up with us online.