Make your home even more cozy this winter with proper humidification01/03/2017It’s not the heat, it’s the absence of humidity. Humidity is something that people only look to mention 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 fill in our home, specifically when it’s in the colder months, a whole-home humidifier could significantly improve your comfort and also your health. Staying Healthy Having the appropriate humidity levels in your home can help prevent the spread of infection. Air without humidity dries out the mucus membranes inside your sinuses, which sift out bacteria. Dry air also intensifies the frequency of colds and flus in the colder months. Furthermore, bacteria and viruses have a harder time moving in moist air. Maintaining your home at prime humidity could help you keep on feeling well during the coming season. Ease Static Electricity Is your hair standing on end? Have you been upsetting your family and pets? Catching your sweater crunch as you put it on? You may have a humidity dilemma. Moisture in the air lets static charges to ditch items 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 let your home feel warmer during the wintertime. 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 more heat. Not only will the right humidity level keep you at ease, it could also lower your monthly bills. 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 improve 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 uncertainties you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality apprehensions. Give us a call at 586-262-4258 or arrange for an appointment with us online.