Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Guaranteeing comfort in the colder season demands more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep comfortable, we have to be aware of one of the most ignored aspects of cooler weather: dry air. The frigid weather sucks all the humidity out of the air, instigating many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air adds the chances of everything from disease to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical concerns 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 makeup and formation of the air itself modifies. The cold air has less moisture than hot air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much quicker in the winter. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the chilly season – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a higher risk of cracking and chipping in the dry air. The most efficient way to increase 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 dispersal of dependable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Sustaining humidity levels can save you money by not having to worry about damaged flooring, furniture or paint. It can reduce the likelihood 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. Amply humidified home air can provide plants the greatest chance at survival. Why deal with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective solution? Keep your home snug and keep your family a little healthier this winter as the flu makes its rounds. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Vancouver, give the professionals at Air Pro Heating & Cooling LLC a call at 360-571-5100 or set something up with us online.