Make your home even more cozy this winter with proper humidification01/03/2017It’s not the heat, it’s the almost nonexistent humidity. Humidity is something that people only seem to indicate during the warmer seasons, but lack of humidity in your home could be destructively influencing your indoor air quality and how you feel. As much time as we spend in our home, particularly when it’s wintertime, a whole-home humidifier could really enhance your comfort along with your health. Staying Healthy Having the correct humidity levels in your home can help stop the spread of infection. Air lacking in humidity dries out the mucus membranes within your sinuses, which clean out bacteria. Dry air also adds to the likelihood of colds and flus in the colder months. Also, bacteria and viruses have a more difficult time drifting in moist air. Setting your home at ideal humidity could help you carry on feeling well all through the coming season. Ease Static Electricity Is your hair standing on end? Have you been alarming your family and pets? Catching your sweater crackle as you put it on? You may have a humidity problem. Moisture in the air lets static charges to depart items because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge can’t go anywhere, and someone is sure to get shocked. Increased Comfort Whole-home humidifiers allow your home feel warmer during the wintertime. Just like a humid day in the summer might feel warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will truly make you feel cozier. Not only will the correct humidity level keep you comfortable, it could also decrease your spending. If you feel cozy you won’t have to increase your thermostat to stay warm. There are many more advantages to keeping your home properly humidified. Our whole-home humidity products will increase both your indoor air quality and your comfort. They could also lower your monthly bills in the process. We’d love to help you with any inquires you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality apprehensions. Give us a call at 256-574-1300 or set up an appointment with us online.