It’s not the heat, it’s the almost nonexistent humidity. Humidity is something that people only appear to mention during the warmer seasons, but lack of humidity in your home could be negatively affecting your indoor air quality and your ease. As much time as we devote in our home, specifically when it’s in the colder months, a whole-home humidifier could significantly enhance your comfort and your health.
Having the appropriate humidity levels in your home can help prevent the spread of infection. Air deficient in humidity dries out the mucus membranes in your sinuses, which clean out bacteria. Dry air also increases the prevalence of colds and flus in the winter season. In addition, bacteria and viruses have a harder time moving in moist air. Setting your home at prime humidity could help you keep on feeling well throughout the coming season.
Ease Static Electricity
Is your hair standing on end? Have you been alarming your family and pets? Listening to your sweater pop as you put it on? You may have a humidity problem. Moisture in the air allows static charges to ditch objects because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge is stuck where it is, and someone is going to get shocked.
Whole-home humidifiers allow your home feel hotter during the wintertime. Just like a humid day in the summer feels warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will in fact make you feel warmer. Not only will the right humidity level keep you comfortable, it could also decrease your spending. If you feel warmer you won’t have to increase your thermostat to stay cozy.
There are numerous more benefits to keeping your home properly humidified. Our whole-home humidity products will increase both your indoor air quality and your comfort. They could also decrease your spending in the process. We’d love to help you with any uncertainties you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality concerns. Give us a call at (815)914-6197.