Cracked skin, irritated sinuses, dry eyes? Sounds like the many joys of winter. And without addressing dry indoor air, the list of issues is much longer. But don’t you worry, there is a solution and it’s more effective than lotion, nasal spray, and eye drops. Continue reading our blog to learn more about the benefits of upgrading your home with a whole house humidifier.
No, really. Combat static and breakage with a whole house humidifier. Like the rest of your skin, your scalp dries out when your indoor air lacks the necessary moisture. Since hair is made of collagen, it needs to stay moisturized to keep from breaking or splitting. With a whole house humidifier, moisture will continuously be pumped into the air maintaining a happy and healthy mane.
A lack of humidity doesn’t only affect you physically, but also affects you mentally by triggering restless sleep. Without humidity in the air, allergens float around your environment, resulting in your soft palate being irritated. Queue the snoring. By adding humidity back into the air, the moisture keeps allergens and dust on the ground, preventing them from reaching you as you sleep.
Increasing the amount of moisture in the air helps your home feel warmer at a lower temperature, keeping your heating expenses more affordable and your home just as comfortable. With dry air, you’ll find your home’s heating system working overtime to maintain the heat as the dry air can’t hold the warmth, resulting in an overactive system.
Dry air takes a toll on porous materials, such as wood furniture and hardwood floors. Once enough moisture has been drawn out, your furniture and flooring may begin to warp and crack, resulting in irreversible damage. Low humidity can also damage family heirlooms such as old photos, posters, and books. Protect your investments and priceless memorabilia with a whole house humidifier.
As the calendar reminds us of many days left of winter, now is the time to take action and combat dry indoor air. Our highly trusted HVAC contractors have the expertise necessary to talk you through any questions you may have regarding whole house humidifiers. Ready for an upgrade? We thought so. Contact us today for a free estimate.