Essential benefits of using humidifiers during the cold winter months

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(Dry skin in winter © Aleksandra Suzi – stock.adobe.com)

As winter strikes, the temperature is not the only thing that changes. And if you deal with dry skin, bloody nose, or scratchy throats, humidity in your room may be too low. Luckily, Everlasting Comfort Cool Mist Humidifier for bedroom can help address these problems and more by increasing the amount of humidity in your home.

Although a humidifier might not be the best fit for a home in coastal areas, it could tremendously help if you live in dry areas with severe winters. Want to know how you can benefit from using a humidifier in your home or office during cold, winter periods? Here are a few incredible benefits the device can offer.

Prevent dry skin

Approximately 50-60% of the human body is made of water. However, a dry condition may pull out the moisture from your body, leaving behind dry skin, chapped lips, and possibly bloodshot eyes. Human bodies depend on a sufficient amount of water to feel good and function at optimal levels.

Since your skin has so much surface area, it is often the place you notice first when you are in extremely dry conditions. Eyes and lips also exhibit irritation if not properly hydrated. Running a humidifier in your house room can help prevent your skin from drying out. The added moisture in the air can help improve your itch or dry skin, chapped or peeling lips, and dry irritation.

Help prevent snoring

It is nearly impossible to prevent dryness from settling in if you breathe through the mouth, especially while sleeping.

However, when you use a humidifier to add moisture to the air, you create a more favorable condition that can help soothe the tissue at the back of your throat. This will help you get a relaxing and comfortable sleep and help reduce snoring. Furthermore, running a humidifier in your room is beneficial to your throat. It can help your throat remain moist and prevent irritation commonly associated with snoring.

Improve comfort and efficiency

A humidifier is essential during the winter because the heated air from the HVAC system is dry. The worst thing is that dry air comes in low humidity and can absorb moisture from your body and everything in your house. In turn, this makes you uncomfortable and can waste money and energy in your heating system as it tries to keep you warm.

Since dry air isn’t convenient in holding heat, adding water vapor from a high-quality humidifier can help balance the humidity, warm the moist air and prevent your HVAC system from overworking. Additionally, the best humidifier will make your house feel more comfortable even when your heater is set at lower temperatures. In turn, this will reduce your utility bills and keep you and your loved one comfortable.

Most people spend more than 90% of their time indoors, at least a third of their day in their homes. This shows how important it is to invest in humidity control.

From preventing dry skin to improving comfort and efficiency, a humidifier is an appliance worth investing in, especially during the dry winter periods. It can also help save money on the heating bill. Getting a humidifier is an investment in protecting those you love and the things you own while giving you and your family everlasting comfort.

Story by Darren Wilson 


AFP

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