Adding a humidifier to your home during the cold winter season has numerous benefits. Humidifiers can reduce the likelihood of getting sick, ease allergies, and even give you glowing skin. Humidifiers are responsible for increasing the moisture in a room or an entire area. Humidifiers are available as a stand-alone appliance for a single room or install a whole house humidifier to increase moisture levels throughout a home. Here are the benefits of using a humidifier.
Before purchasing a humidifier consider purchasing a humidistat if you don’t already own one. A humidistat measures the amount of moisture in the room/area. This will help you determine if a humidifier is right for your home.
- Prevents the Spread of Viruses/Reduces Their Potency
Viruses that can cause the flu, tend to linger longer in environments with cold dry air. Upping the humidity of the air can reduce a viruses’ lifespan and reduce your chances of getting the flu this winter season.
- Helps Prevent Snoring:
Does your partner or family member snore? Owning a humidifier may help solve part of this snoring problem. Individuals tend to snore when dry air is present, which causes our throat and nose to be dry. A humidifier can help put moisture back into the air and help you get a full night’s sleep.
- Prevents Dry Skin:
With lower moisture in the air, your skin will become drier. So dry that it can cause chapped lips, bloodshot eyes and exasperate skins conditions like eczema. Since the human body is predominately made up of water, dry conditions can remove moisture from your skin. Your skin and eyes can appear irritated if there is low moisture in the air, here is where your humidifier will help you!
- Reduce Allergy Symptoms:
Humidifiers are great for relieving allergy symptoms. An increase of moisture in the air can soothe nasal and throat passages and prevent stuffed noses and sore throats.
- Prevent Static:
No one enjoys static electricity. Have you ever noticed that your hair contains more static in the winter than any other season? This is caused from the dry air. So owning a humidifier will reduce static electricity in your home!
- Reduce Heating Bill:
The one thing people dislike is a high heating bill. Are you aware that moist air feels warmer? It’s a fact! If you add moisture to the air it will indeed feel warmer, which can help decrease your heating bill this winter season.
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