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 seem to indicate during the warmer seasons, 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 really enhance your comfort and also your health. Staying Healthy Having the appropriate humidity levels in your home can help stop the spread of infection. Air without humidity dries out the mucus membranes in your sinuses, which clean out bacteria. Dry air also increases the likelihood of colds and flus in the winter season. Also, bacteria and viruses have a tougher time moving in moist air. Keeping 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? Catching your sweater pop as you put it on? You may have a humidity predicament. Moisture in the air allows static charges to depart items because water conducts electricity; with no water in the air the charge can’t go anywhere, and someone is sure to get shocked. Increased Comfort Whole-home humidifiers allow 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 appropriate humidity level keep you content, it could also lower your monthly bills. If you feel cozy 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 enhance both your indoor air quality and your comfort. They could also help save you money 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 318-747-4965 or set up an appointment with us online.