Humidification in the Winter02/23/2015 Guaranteeing comfort in the colder season entails more than just a warm coat, gloves and a hat. In order to keep comfortable, we have to be conscious of one of the most ignored aspects of cooler weather: dry air. The frigid weather pulls all the humidity out of the air, bringing many difficulties for your family and home. Dry air adds the dangers of everything from illness to even shocks from static. All these hypothetical issues can be counteracted with the use of a humidifier. Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it? When temperatures drop, the composition and formation of the air itself modifies. The chilly air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and arid much more often in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the winter – wood floors, furniture and paint in and near our homes have a greater risk of breaking and chipping in the dry air. The greatest way to add 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 present HVAC system to begin the circulation and dispersal of dependable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Maintaining humidity levels can reduce costs by not having to worry about ruined flooring, furniture or paint. It can lower the chance of getting shocked through static electricity. Utilizing a humidifier can help lessen skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can promote a reliable environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can give plants the greatest chance at survival. Why live with the side effects of dry air this winter when proper humidification is an easy and effective resolution? Keep your home comfortable and keep your family a little healthier this winter as the flu hits. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Lodi, give the experts at Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning a call at 209-368-0556 or arrange a consulation with us online.