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 conscious of one of the most ignored aspects of colder weather: dry air. The frosty weather sucks all the humidity out of the air, causing many complications for your family and home. Dry air enhances the dangers of everything from sickness to even shocks from static. All these possible concerns can be counteracted with the use of a humidifier. Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it? When temperatures lower, the makeup and formation of the air itself alters. The chilly air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much easier in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the chilly season – wood floors, furniture and paint in and around our homes have a greater risk of breaking and chipping in the dry air. The best way to insert moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers offer whole-home air moisture and can grant you back control of your home air. It is simple and painless to install to your present HVAC system to activitate the circulation and allocation of reliable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Sustaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about broken flooring, furniture or paint. It can lower the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity. Utilizing a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can promote a suitable environment for indoor plants. Properly humidified home air can provide plants the best chance at survival. Why live with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is a simple and effective resolution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu circulates. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Abilene, give the pros at Abilene Air-Tech Inc a call at 325-692-5850 or schedule an appointment with us online.