It’s not the heat, it’s the almost nonexistent humidity. Humidity is something that people only seem to mention during the warmer seasons, but lack of humidity in your home could be harmfully affecting your indoor air quality and how you feel. As much time as we spend in our home, especially when it’s in the colder months, a whole-home humidifier could really upgrade your comfort along with your health.
Having the proper 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 sift out bacteria. Dry air also intensifies the likelihood of colds and flus in the winter time. In addition, bacteria and viruses have a tougher time drifting in moist air. Setting your home at optimal humidity could help you continue feeling well during the coming season.
Ease Static Electricity
Is your hair standing on end? Have you been shocking your family and pets? Hearing your sweater pop 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 can’t go anywhere, and someone is bound to get shocked.
Whole-home humidifiers help your home feel hotter during the wintertime. Just like a humid day in the summer might feel warmer than it actually is, humidity in the winter will actually make you feel warmer. Not only will the correct humidity level keep you content, it could also decrease your spending. If you feel comfortable you won’t have to increase your thermostat to stay warm.
There are numerous 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 answer any questions you may have about humidifiers or any other indoor air quality worries. Give us a call at 309-517-7511.