Make your home even more cozy this winter with proper humidification01/03/2017It’s not the heat, it’s the lack of humidity. Humidity is something that people only appear to indicate during the months of heat, but lack of humidity in your home could be harmfully altering your indoor air quality and your comfort. As much time as we devote in our home, especially when it’s in the colder months, a whole-home humidifier could really improve your comfort along with your health. Staying Healthy Having the appropriate humidity levels in your home can help halt the spread of infection. Air deficient in humidity dries out the mucus membranes in your sinuses, which clean out bacteria. Dry air also adds to the likelihood of colds and flus in the winter time. Furthermore, bacteria and viruses have a tougher time traveling in moist air. Setting your home at optimal humidity could help you continue feeling well during the coming season. Ease Static Electricity Is your hair standing on end? Have you been alarming your family and pets? Hearing your sweater pop as you put it on? You may have a humidity predicament. Moisture in the air lets static charges to leave items because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge can’t go anywhere, and someone is bound to get shocked. Increased Comfort Whole-home humidifiers let your home feel hotter during the winter months. Just like a humid day in the summer might feel warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will actually make you feel cozier. Not only will the correct humidity level keep you at ease, it could also lower your monthly bills. If you feel warmer you won’t have to increase your thermostat to stay comfortable. There are several more perks to keeping your home appropriately humidified. Our whole-home humidity products will increase both your indoor air quality and your comfort. They could also help save you money in the process. We’d love to answer any inquires you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality apprehensions. Give us a call at 214-261-0034 or set up an appointment with us online.