Humidification in the Winter

February 23, 2015

Making certain of comfort in the cold winter requires 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 overlooked aspects of cooler weather: dry air. The frigid weather extracts all the humidity out of the air, bringing many problems for your family and home. Dry air adds the risk of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these potential issues can be prevented with the use of a humidifier.

Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it?

When temperatures drop, the structure and formation of the air itself modifies. The chilly air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much quicker 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 insert moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers deliver whole-home air moisture and can give you back control of your home air. It is straightforward and painless to install to your present HVAC system to start the circulation and allocation of dependable air.

Added benefits with humidifiers

  • Sustaining humidity levels can save you money by not having to worry about damaged flooring, furniture or paint.
  • It can reduce the chance 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. Amply humidified home air can give plants the greatest chance at survival.

Why live with the side effects of dry air this time of year when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective resolution? 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 Ronkonkoma, give the experts at Cool Power LLC a call at 631-246-4029.