Humidifier

Humidification in the Winter

Making certain of comfort in the cold winter requires more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep comfortable, we have to be aware of one of the most ignored aspects of colder weather: dry air. The frosty weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, instigating many problems for your family and home. Dry air increases the risk of everything from disease to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical concerns can be avoided 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 changes. The cold air has less moisture than hot air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much easier in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only items that dry during the chilly season – wood floors, furniture and paint in and about our homes have a greater risk of cracking 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 simple and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to activitate the circulation and dispersal of dependable air.

Added benefits with humidifiers

  • Upholding humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about damaged 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 create a reliable environment for indoor plants. Properly humidified home air can provide plants the utmost chance at survival.

Why deal with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective solution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family healthy this winter as the flu circulates. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Rapid City, give the pros at Street Heating and Cooling a call at 605-206-3915.

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