It’s not the heat, it’s the lack of humidity. Humidity is something that people only seem to talk about during the summer, but lack of humidity in your home could be negatively affecting your indoor air quality and how you feel. As much time as we fill in our home, particularly when it’s cold outside, a whole-home humidifier could greatly improve your comfort and also your health.
Having the appropriate humidity levels in your home can help stop the spread of infection. Air deficient in humidity dries out the mucus membranes in your sinuses, which clean out bacteria. Dry air also intensifies the prevalence of colds and flus in the winter time. Furthermore, bacteria and viruses have a harder time moving in moist air. Maintaining your home at prime 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? Hearing your sweater crunch as you put it on? You may have a humidity predicament. 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 sure to get shocked.
Whole-home humidifiers let your home feel warmer during the colder seasons. Just like a humid day in the summer seems warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will actually make you feel warmer. Not only will the right humidity level keep you content, it could also help save you money. If you feel comfortable you won’t have to increase your thermostat to stay cozy.
There are many more perks to keeping your home appropriately 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 worries. Give us a call at 713-469-3357.