Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Making certain of comfort in the wintertime requires more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep cozy, we have to be mindful of one of the most ignored aspects of cooler weather: dry air. The frigid weather extracts all the humidity out of the air, causing many complications for your family and home. Dry air increases 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 drop, the structure and formation of the air itself modifies. The winter air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much more often in the cold weather. 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 higher risk of cracking and chipping in the dry air. The greatest way to add 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 simple and painless to install to your current HVAC system to begin the circulation and allocation of reliable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Upholding humidity levels can save you money by not having to worry about broken flooring, furniture or paint. It can reduce the possibility 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 give plants the best chance at survival. Why live with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is an easy and effective solution? Keep your home snug and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Murrieta, give the pros at Cool Air Solutions a call at 951-676-2665 or arrange a consulation with us online.