Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Ensuring comfort in the wintertime requires 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 ignored aspects of chilly weather: dry air. The frosty weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, causing many complications for your family and home. Dry air adds the risk of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these potential problems can be prevented 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 changes. The chilly air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much easier in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the chilly season – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a higher risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air. The best way to add 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 simple and painless to install to your present HVAC system to activitate the circulation and distribution of consistent 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 reduce the chance 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. Appropriately humidified home air can present plants the greatest chance at survival. Why settle with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective resolution? Keep your home snug 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 Locust, give the pros at Dynamic Comfort Solutions a call at 704-485-5506 or schedule an appointment with us online.