Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Making certain of comfort in the wintertime entails more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep comfortable, we have to be mindful of one of the most forgotten aspects of colder weather: dry air. The freezing weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, bringing many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air adds the dangers of everything from sickness to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical problems can be counteracted 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 changes. The cold air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much quicker in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a greater risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air. The most efficient way to increase 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 easy and painless to install to your current HVAC system to start the circulation and allocation of reliable 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 likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity. Utilizing a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can foster a good environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can give plants the utmost chance at survival. Why settle 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 healthy this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Greenville, give the pros at Ken Parker Service Inc a call at 903-883-2829 or arrange a consulation with us online.