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 mention during the summer, but lack of humidity in your home could be harmfully affecting your indoor air quality and your ease. As much time as we fill in our home, particularly when it’s wintertime, a whole-home humidifier could significantly enhance your comfort along with your health. Staying Healthy Having the appropriate humidity levels in your home can help halt the spread of infection. Air lacking in humidity dries out the mucus membranes in your sinuses, which filter out bacteria. Dry air also increases the likelihood of colds and flus in the winter season. Furthermore, bacteria and viruses have a tougher time moving in moist air. Maintaining your home at optimal humidity could help you continue feeling well during the coming season. Ease Static Electricity Is your hair standing on end? Have you been shocking your family and pets? Catching your sweater crackle as you put it on? You may have a humidity predicament. Moisture in the air lets static charges to ditch things in the room because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge is stuck where it is, and someone is going to get shocked. Increased Comfort Whole-home humidifiers allow your home feel warmer during the wintertime. Just like a humid day in the summer seems warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will actually make you feel more heat. Not only will the appropriate humidity level keep you at ease, it could also lower your monthly bills. If you feel warmer you won’t have to crank up your thermostat to stay cozy. There are numerous more advantages to keeping your home adequately humidified. Our whole-home humidity products will enhance both your indoor air quality and your comfort. They could also decrease your spending in the process. We’d love to answer any inquires you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality apprehensions. Give us a call at 559-675-1681 or set up an appointment with us online.