Do you notice any of the following while in your home?
- Dry, itchy skin
- Nose bleeds
- Extensive static shock
- Cracking and shrinking of wood furniture
- Peeling wallpaper
Humidity in your home can cause a lot of significant damage. All you have to do is look at the bathroom after someone takes a hot shower to know that humidity can be a problem. However, the lack of humidity can also cause problems, both for your health and your home and belongings. The way to protect yourself and your things is to have balanced humidity in your home, neither too humid nor too dry. The way to achieve that balance is with a humidifier.
No matter how much it snows, the problems of a dry winter come from the cold out there. When the temperature drops, all the moisture in the air freezes, making the wind incredibly dry and the air coming into your home very dry. We don’t think of a lack of moisture as being a problem, but you are probably familiar with having chapped lips and dry skin during the winter, right? Those are just a couple of the reasons why it’ s a great idea to get a humidifier for your home.