Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Making certain of comfort in the colder season demands 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 ignored aspects of colder weather: dry air. The freezing weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, instigating many complications for your family and home. Dry air adds the dangers of everything from sickness to even shocks from static. All these potential issues can be counteracted 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 chilly air has less moisture than hot air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much more often in the winter. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the colder months – wood floors, furniture and paint in and about our homes have a greater risk of splitting and chipping in the dry air. The most efficient way to increase moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers provide whole-home air moisture and can grant you back control of your home air. It is simple and painless to install to your present HVAC system to begin the circulation and dispersal of dependable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Upholding humidity levels can lower your spending by not having to worry about damaged flooring, furniture or paint. It can decrease the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity. Adding a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can foster a good environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can give plants the best chance at survival. Why deal with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective answer? Keep your home comfortable and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Phoenix, give the experts at Dial One Mears Air Conditioning & Heating Inc a call at 602-997-5701 or set something up with us online.