Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Guaranteeing comfort in the colder season demands more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep cozy, we have to be mindful of one of the most overlooked aspects of colder weather: dry air. The frosty weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, bringing many problems for your family and home. Dry air increases the risk of everything from sickness to even shocks from static. All these potential problems can be counteracted with the use of a humidifier. Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it? When temperatures lower, the structure and formation of the air itself alters. The cold air has less moisture than summer air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much quicker in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only entities that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and around our homes have a greater risk of cracking and chipping in the dry air. The most efficient way to insert moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers offer whole-home air moisture and can grant you back control of your home air. It is easy 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 lower your spending by not having to worry about broken flooring, furniture or paint. It can lower the possibility of getting shocked through static electricity. Utilizing 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 utmost chance at survival. Why live with the side effects of dry air this time of year when proper humidification is a straightforward and effective solution? Keep your home comfy and keep your family in good health this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Brea, give the pros at Econo Air a call at 714-695-6661 or set something up with us online.