Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Making certain of comfort in the wintertime demands more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep cozy, we have to be aware of one of the most forgotten aspects of chilly weather: dry air. The freezing weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, instigating many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air increases the risk of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical issues can be counteracted with the use of a humidifier. Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it? When temperatures lower, the composition and formation of the air itself modifies. The cold air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much easier in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and around our homes have a larger risk of breaking and chipping in the dry air. The best way to add moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers offer whole-home air moisture and can bring you back control of your home air. It is straightforward and painless to install to your present HVAC system to activitate the circulation and distribution of reliable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Maintaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about ruined flooring, furniture or paint. It can lower the likelihood of getting shocked through static electricity. Inserting in a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can promote a good environment for indoor plants. Amply humidified home air can present plants the greatest chance at survival. Why settle with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is a simple and effective resolution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family healthy this winter as the flu makes its rounds. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Denver, give the pros at Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. a call at 303-452-4146 or schedule an appointment with us online.