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 warm, we have to be mindful of one of the most ignored aspects of chilly weather: dry air. The frosty weather extracts all the humidity out of the air, causing many problems for your family and home. Dry air increases the dangers of everything from disease to even shocks from static. All these possible issues can be avoided with the use of a humidifier. Why does the air dry out? What can you do about it? When temperatures lower, the structure and formation of the air itself modifies. The cold air has less moisture than warm air, which is why lips and skin can get chapped and dry much more often in the chilly season. Our bodies aren’t the only things that dry during the chilly season – wood floors, furniture and paint in and around our homes have a larger risk of cracking and chipping in the dry air. The greatest way to increase moisture to your home is with humidification. Humidifiers deliver whole-home air moisture and can grant you back control of your home air. It is simple and painless to install to your existing HVAC system to activitate the circulation and allocation of reliable air. Added benefits with humidifiers Maintaining humidity levels can save you money by not having to worry about broken flooring, furniture or paint. It can lower the possibility of getting shocked through static electricity. Inserting in a humidifier can help lessen skin irritations and dry skin. Humidifiers can promote a good environment for indoor plants. Appropriately humidified home air can give plants the best 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 circulates. Learn more about how to insert a humidifier to your home in Tampa Bay, give the experts at Langford Cooling a call at 813-898-9553 or set something up with us online.