Whole-Home Humidifiers from JP Heating & Air Conditioning Promote Health and Wellness
As you have probably noticed, winter is here and the air is not only cold, but also very dry. During the warmer seasons it’s often noted that it feels a lot warmer outside as humidity increases. In fact, the real temperature and the heat index (what it feels like), can be ten or more degrees different in some cases. While sun and wind play a role, humidity is the main variable making us feel warmer. So, if you have a whole-home humidifier, you can keep the temperature lower and still feel warmer – saving you money. Regulating temperature in your home isn’t the only benefit, either! In this post, we will look at four reasons why it’s important to use a whole-home humidifier from JP Heating & Air Conditioning in Kalamazoo.
Protecting against sickness
While winters are known for colds and flu, this winter we also have to worry about COVID-19. You may be surprised to hear that when your nasal passages and throat lack sufficient moisture, it makes it much more difficult for your body to fend off bacteria and viruses. Besides helping to prevent sickness, using a humidifier can also help you to get better more quickly if you do get sick. For added protection against sickness, consider adding the iWave-R air purifier to your HVAC system. You can learn more by clicking here.
Keeping your skin hydrated
One of the worst things about winters in Michigan is the dry skin that they cause. Whether it’s your face, hands, or body (or all three!) dry skin can be very uncomfortable and who wants to apply lotion all day every day? Also, with people washing their hands more this year, it’s more important than ever to humidify the air in your home.
Decreasing static electricity in your home
When there is a lack of moisture in the air, static electricity is much more likely to occur. This means that simple tasks like trying to brush your hair or change your close can become difficult and annoying. Not to mention, static shocks can actually cause pain!
Counteracting the colder temperatures
As noted in the introduction of this post, having an adequate amount of humidity in the air can make it feel warmer than it actually is. This means that your furnace will run less often, resulting in savings on your heating.
At JP Heating and Air Conditioning in Kalamazoo, we know the importance of using humidification along with your heating system to ensure your family is as comfortable (and safe!) as possible this winter. A whole-home humidifier can offer incredible benefits to your health and home this winter. If you have any questions about whole-home humidifier installation, do not hesitate to contact us today!