Humidification in the Winter

Air Quality

Making certain of comfort in the wintertime 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 forgotten aspects of chilly weather: dry air. The frigid weather sucks all the humidity out of the air, causing many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air adds the chances of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these possible issues can be counteracted 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 chilly air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dehydrated much quicker in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the chilly season – wood floors, furniture and paint in and about our homes have a greater risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air.

The best way to add moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers offer whole-home air moisture and can give you back control of your home air. It is straightforward and painless to install to your present HVAC system to activitate the circulation and distribution of dependable air.

Added benefits with humidifiers

  • Maintaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about damaged flooring, furniture or paint.
  • It can decrease the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity.
  • Inserting in a humidifier can help lessen skin irritations and dry skin.
  • Humidifiers can foster 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 time of year when proper humidification is an easy and effective solution? Keep your home comfortable and keep your family a little healthier this winter as the flu makes its rounds. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Anaheim, give the pros at Eco Fresh HVAC Inc. a call at 714-855-1717.

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