Humidification in the Winter

February 23, 2015

Ensuring comfort in the colder season entails more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep warm, we have to be mindful of one of the most overlooked aspects of chilly weather: dry air. The freezing weather sucks all the humidity out of the air, bringing many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air enhances the dangers of everything from disease to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical problems can be prevented with the use of a humidifier.

Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it?

When temperatures drop, the makeup and formation of the air itself modifies. The winter air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much more often in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and about our homes have a higher risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air.

The greatest way to insert moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers provide whole-home air moisture and can give you back control of your home air. It is straightforward and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to activitate 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 lower the chance of getting shocked through static electricity.
  • Utilizing a humidifier can help lessen skin irritations and dry skin.
  • Humidifiers can promote a reliable environment for indoor plants. Amply humidified home air can provide plants the best chance at survival.

Why deal with the side effects of dry air this time of year when proper humidification is an easy and effective solution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family healthy this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to add a humidifier to your home in Manassas, give the pros at Woody's Sudden Service Inc a call at 703-278-2036.