Guaranteeing comfort in the colder season demands more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep cozy, we have to be aware of one of the most overlooked aspects of cooler weather: dry air. The freezing weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, causing many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air adds the risk of everything from disease 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 decrease, the structure and formation of the air itself alters. The cold air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much more often in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and around our homes have a greater risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air.
The best way to increase moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers deliver whole-home air moisture and can grant you back control of your home air. It is easy and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to activitate the circulation and dispersal of consistent air.
Added benefits with humidifiers
- Sustaining humidity levels can lower your spending 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 promote a reliable environment for indoor plants. Properly humidified home air can present plants the greatest chance at survival.
Why settle with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective resolution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family healthy this winter as the flu makes its rounds. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in the Bay Area, give the pros at Contra Costa Heating & AC a call at 510-343-9841.