Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Guaranteeing comfort in the cold winter demands 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 chilly weather: dry air. The frosty weather sucks all the humidity out of the air, bringing many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air adds the chances of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these possible 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 alters. The winter air has less moisture than hot air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much more often in the winter. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the colder months – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a larger risk of breaking and chipping in the dry air. The greatest way to insert moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers deliver whole-home air moisture and can bring you back control of your home air. It is easy and painless to install to your current HVAC system to begin the circulation and allocation of dependable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Upholding humidity levels can save you money by not having to worry about ruined flooring, furniture or paint. It can decrease the chance of getting shocked through static electricity. Inserting in a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can create a suitable 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 time of year when proper humidification is a simple and effective answer? Keep your home comfy and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu circulates. Learn more about how to add a humidifier to your home in Saint Peters, give the experts at C-N-O Comfort Zone a call at 636-578-1777 or arrange a consulation with us online.