Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Making certain of comfort in the cold winter demands more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep warm, we have to be aware of one of the most forgotten aspects of colder weather: dry air. The frosty weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, causing many problems for your family and home. Dry air adds the chances 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 lower, the composition and formation of the air itself modifies. The winter air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much quicker in the cold weather. Our bodies aren’t the only items that dry during the colder months – wood floors, furniture and paint in and around our homes have a greater risk of breaking and chipping in the dry air. The best way to insert 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 simple and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to begin 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 possibility of getting shocked through static electricity. Utilizing a humidifier can help ease skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can promote a good environment for indoor plants. Amply humidified home air can provide plants the greatest chance at survival. Why deal with the side effects of dry air this season when proper humidification is a simple and effective solution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family healthy this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to include a humidifier to your home in Winchester, give the pros at Thornberry Bros Inc a call at 859-745-1564 or set something up with us online.