It’s not the heat, it’s the lack of humidity. Humidity is something that people only look to indicate during the months of heat, but lack of humidity in your home could be destructively altering your indoor air quality and how you feel. As much time as we devote in our home, especially when it’s in the colder months, a whole-home humidifier could significantly upgrade your comfort and also your health.
Having the proper humidity levels in your home can help halt the spread of infection. Air deficient in humidity dries out the mucus membranes in your sinuses, which clean out bacteria. Dry air also increases the prevalence of colds and flus in the winter time. Also, bacteria and viruses have a tougher time traveling in moist air. Setting your home at ideal humidity could help you keep on feeling well during the coming season.
Ease Static Electricity
Is your hair standing on end? Have you been alarming your family and pets? Listening to your sweater pop as you put it on? You may have a humidity problem. Moisture in the air lets static charges to ditch objects because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge can’t go anywhere, and someone is going to get shocked.
Whole-home humidifiers let your home feel warmer during the winter months. Just like a humid day in the summer might feel warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will in fact make you feel cozier. Not only will the right humidity level keep you at ease, 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 benefits to keeping your home appropriately humidified. Our whole-home humidity products will enhance both your indoor air quality and your comfort. They could also lower your monthly bills in the process. We’d love to help you with any questions you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality concerns. Give us a call at 641-316-9803.