Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Ensuring 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 mindful of one of the most forgotten aspects of cooler weather: dry air. The freezing weather sucks all the humidity out of the air, instigating many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air adds the dangers of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these potential concerns 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 composition and formation of the air itself changes. The chilly air has less moisture than hot air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much quicker in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the colder months – wood floors, furniture and paint in and around our homes have a higher risk of cracking and chipping in the dry air. The greatest way to add 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 straightforward and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to activitate the circulation and dispersal of dependable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Sustaining humidity levels can lower your spending by not having to worry about damaged flooring, furniture or paint. It can reduce the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity. Utilizing a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can promote a suitable environment for indoor plants. Amply humidified home air can give plants the best chance at survival. Why live with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective answer? Keep your home snug and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Humble, give the professionals at Arrings A/C & Heating a call at 281-713-8304 or set something up with us online.