Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Guaranteeing comfort in the wintertime requires more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep warm, we have to be conscious of one of the most ignored aspects of colder weather: dry air. The frosty weather extracts all the humidity out of the air, bringing many complications for your family and home. Dry air adds the risk of everything from sickness 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 decrease, the composition and formation of the air itself alters. The cold air has less moisture than hot 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 breaking and chipping in the dry air. The most efficient way to insert 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 easy and painless to install to your present HVAC system to start the circulation and distribution of consistent air. Added benefits with humidifiers Maintaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about damaged flooring, furniture or paint. It can reduce the possibility of getting shocked through static electricity. Inserting in a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can promote a good environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can give plants the utmost chance at survival. Why deal with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is an easy and effective resolution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family a little healthier this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Litchfield Park, give the pros at Cooler Tymes LLC a call at 623-206-6770 or set something up with us online.