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 mention during the months of heat, but lack of humidity in your home could be destructively influencing your indoor air quality and how you feel. As much time as we devote in our home, specifically when it’s in the colder months, a whole-home humidifier could significantly upgrade your comfort and your health. Staying Healthy Having the correct humidity levels in your home can help prevent the spread of infection. Air lacking in humidity dries out the mucus membranes inside your sinuses, which clean out bacteria. Dry air also increases the likelihood of colds and flus in the colder months. In addition, bacteria and viruses have a tougher time drifting in moist air. Setting your home at ideal humidity could help you carry on feeling well during the coming season. Ease Static Electricity Is your hair standing on end? Have you been upsetting your family and pets? Hearing your sweater crunch as you put it on? You may have a humidity dilemma. Moisture in the air allows static charges to depart things in the room because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge has nowhere to go, and someone is bound to get shocked. Increased Comfort Whole-home humidifiers allow your home feel hotter during the winter months. Just like a humid day in the summer seems warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will actually make you feel more heat. Not only will the appropriate humidity level keep you comfortable, it could also help save you money. If you feel warmer you won’t have to hike up your thermostat to stay comfortable. There are several 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 lower your monthly bills in the process. We’d love to answer any questions you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality concerns. Give us a call at 925-689-7017 or schedule an appointment with us online.