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 appear to mention during the summer, but lack of humidity in your home could be harmfully affecting your indoor air quality and your comfort. As much time as we spend in our home, specifically when it’s in the colder months, a whole-home humidifier could significantly upgrade your comfort and also your health. Staying Healthy Having the proper humidity levels in your home can help stop the spread of infection. Air lacking in humidity dries out the mucus membranes inside your sinuses, which sift out bacteria. Dry air also intensifies the prevalence of colds and flus in the winter season. Furthermore, bacteria and viruses have a tougher time moving in moist air. Setting your home at optimal humidity could help you continue 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 crunch as you put it on? You may have a humidity problem. Moisture in the air lets static charges to depart things in the room because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge can’t go anywhere, and someone is going to get shocked. Increased Comfort Whole-home humidifiers let your home feel more comfortable during the wintertime. Just like a humid day in the summer seems warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will in fact make you feel more heat. Not only will the correct humidity level keep you content, it could also decrease your spending. If you feel comfortable you won’t have to hike up your thermostat to stay warm. There are numerous more perks 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 respond to any inquires you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality concerns. Give us a call at 336-853-6070 or schedule an appointment with us online.