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Prep for Winter with IAQ Work


So we’re officially in between seasons here in Atlanta. We’ve reached those early fall days where the morning feels like winter, but the afternoon is still baking like summer. If you’ve already taken care of your air conditioning needs and you’re not quite ready to start on your heater’s needs, it’s a great time to take a moment and reflect over your home’s indoor air quality.

We’re all about humidity in Atlanta. Summer just passed, so we’re sure that the memory of high heat and even higher humidity isn’t far away in your mind. We know that humidity can be a major issue in summer, but this doesn’t mean that it’s an issue all the time. Humidity can actually be your ally during the winter months. You can find out how with the help of our indoor air quality technicians in Atlanta, GA.

What a Humidifier Is

So we want to start at square one. We know that you probably understand the basics of humidifiers. Most homeowners have even used a humidifier on a small scale. Personal humidifiers are a favorite during cold and flu season because they can alleviate the worst of your cold symptoms. A humidifier can help your home in the same way.

A humidifier for your home is a little different than a personal humidifier because the unit is installed directly into your home’s HVAC system. If you feel like your home is always too cold in winter, you’re always getting sick, or you’re struggling to keep your home’s energy bills reasonably priced, it’s time for you to schedule an appointment with our team.

What It Can Do for You

So what can a humidifier really do for your home? It can do all of the following:

It Keeps Your Home Warm

The winter season brings along cold air and cold air is dry air. Dry anything in winter is going to make your body feel a lot colder than it actually is. Unregulated humidity levels in winter are what’s going to keep you layering on more and more clothes on the colder days and evenings and running your heater for longer amounts of time. The frustrating part about this is that running your heater can actually make your home drier thereby making you feel colder and even more reliant of your heater. It’s a vicious cycle. The best thing you can do is install a humidifier to counteract this process.

It Keeps Your Wooden Furnishings Intact

Have you ever noticed that your wooden floors, tables, or other home furnishings start to tarnish or crack? This happens more often in winter because your home’s air is so dry. Running a humidifier throughout these colder, drier months can help you keep your wooden furnishings in great shape.

It Keeps Your Energy Bills Low

Having a humidifier in your home will help you stay warmer and run your heater a lot less. This helps you keep your heating bills a lot lower as a result. Contact our professionals when you want humidifier work that’s sure to keep your home comfortable for years to come.

Contact AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. today to schedule an appointment with our professionals. We perform the work that you need.

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