Humidification in the Winter

Air Quality

Ensuring comfort in the wintertime entails more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep warm, we have to be conscious of one of the most overlooked aspects of chilly weather: dry air. The freezing weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, bringing many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air enhances the chances of everything from disease 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 drop, the composition and formation of the air itself modifies. The chilly air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much easier in the winter. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the colder months – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a larger risk of cracking and chipping in the dry air.

The most efficient way to increase 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 easy and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to start the circulation and distribution of dependable air.

Added benefits with humidifiers

  • Maintaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about ruined flooring, furniture or paint.
  • It can reduce the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity.
  • Adding a humidifier can help alleviate skin irritations and dry skin.
  • Humidifiers can create a suitable environment for indoor plants. Properly humidified home air can present plants the best chance at survival.

Why settle with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is a simple and effective answer? Keep your home snug and keep your family healthy this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Laguna Hills, give the experts at White Mechanical, Inc. a call at 949-284-6382 or arrange a consulation with us online.

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