Make your home even more cozy this winter with proper humidification01/03/2017It’s not the heat, it’s the lack of humidity. Humidity is something that people only look to talk about during the summer, but lack of humidity in your home could be negatively influencing your indoor air quality and how you feel. As much time as we fill in our home, specifically when it’s cold outside, a whole-home humidifier could really improve your comfort along with your health. Staying Healthy Having the appropriate humidity levels in your home can help stop the spread of infection. Air without humidity dries out the mucus membranes within your sinuses, which clean out bacteria. Dry air also increases the likelihood of colds and flus in the winter time. In addition, bacteria and viruses have a more difficult time moving in moist air. Setting your home at prime humidity could help you keep on feeling well all through the coming season. Ease Static Electricity Is your hair standing on end? Have you been alarming your family and pets? Catching your sweater crackle as you put it on? You may have a humidity dilemma. Moisture in the air lets static charges to depart items because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge is stuck where it is, and someone is bound to get shocked. Increased Comfort Whole-home humidifiers help your home feel hotter during the winter months. Just like a humid day in the summer might feel warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will actually make you feel cozier. Not only will the right humidity level keep you content, it could also decrease your spending. If you feel comfortable you won’t have to increase your thermostat to stay cozy. There are many more benefits to keeping your home adequately humidified. Our whole-home humidity products will improve both your indoor air quality and your comfort. They could also decrease your spending in the process. We’d love to respond to any uncertainties you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality apprehensions. Give us a call at 715-421-5555 or schedule an appointment with us online.