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The Problems Caused by Dry Indoor Air

As winter season arrives, you may have prepared your home to make it warm, cozy, and safe. You have cleaned the components and got all repairs and tune-ups done. Everything is ready, but there’s one simple task you may have neglected. How about humidifying your home? Perhaps you are aware that the cold weather brings dry air that when ignored can cause harm to your health and property.

Here are the problems caused by dry indoor air:

  • Skin Problems

Your skin might start to dry out if your indoor air lacks moisture, causing flaking and itching to your skin and tightness around your joints. Additionally, dry air can cause chapping of lips and painful cracks to the skin. Those who have existing skin issues like acne and eczema might get the problems worse when continuously exposed to dry indoor air. But you can avoid all these problems if your living space is properly humidified.

  • Breathing Difficulty

Dry indoor air can cause unpleasant and uncomfortable symptoms, including itchiness, irritation, and dryness to your nasal passages. These symptoms may not create a painful feeling but might cause nosebleeds when exposed to dry air for a longer period. Start creating a safe and comfortable breathing space by humidifying your indoor air now.

  • Diseases Become Prevalent

Your respiratory system’s upper part includes the nose and throat that are lined with moist membranes. All these membranes capture viruses, bacteria, and dirt that might get into your lungs. If these membranes lose proper moisture due to dry air, they cannot perform their job, which is to capture harmful particles and prevent them from reaching your lungs. Keep the right amount of moisture in your air to reduce the risk of illness.

  • Damage Your Property

Dry air can also cause damage to your property and the objects inside it. Your musical instruments might lose their shape and tune. Your wooden fixtures might bend and crack. The paper objects like artworks and books can become warped, brittle and wrinkled. Protect your important belongings inside your home by humidifying your indoor air now.

Temperature and humidity should come together to keep your home comfortable in the winter months! So be sure that you have both of them to protect your family and property against the harm brought on by dry indoor air. Our professionals at Automatic Air Conditioning and Heating can help humidify your home and offer high-quality humidifying systems you can rely on. Call us today!


4 Benefits of Using A Smart HVAC System In Your Home

Smart home automation has been around for quite some time. In the field of HVAC industry, many homeowners are using smart technology to upgrade to a modern lifestyle and make their lives a lot easier. But there is more to smart HVAC systems than just those!

To help you understand better, here are the four benefits of using a smart HVAC system for your home:

  1. Great Savings on Improved Energy Efficiency

Did you know that you can save up to 20% on your energy bills by using a new and automated HVAC system? Yes, you read it right! Since you are given the ability to control your indoor temperature from anywhere at any time, you do not need to worry about a running unit when no one is at home. You can even program your temperature according to your schedule or preferences. This means you will only pay for the energy you used at home.

  1. Optimal Energy Performance with Security System Connection

You may not know it, but you can connect your security system to your HVAC system and thermostat for a more efficient operation. By just utilizing the data from the sensors, including window and door openings, arming and disarming, and motion, your system can learn the patterns and make suggestions so you can achieve optimal energy performance.

  1. Remote Control of Room Temperature

This cold season, you can achieve efficient and even heating temperature in every room with smart automation, even if you are away from home. This means you can turn off the vents that you are not using by tapping your smartphone. You can even change the temperature of the entire home or individual room with the help of your smart control.

  1. Automatic Adjustment and Setting

With smart technology for your HVAC system, you can feel the ease of automatic temperature setting. There are a variety of options to choose from when setting up the temperature of your room, depending on your preferences, daily routines, rooms you frequently use, and more. Just think that adjusting the temperature can be done automatically.

There is no use of trying to keep your fifteen-year old HVAC system going. You are just flogging a dead horse for trying to keep things in place! You can replace it with a new smart HVAC system instead and enjoy the benefits mentioned above.  Automatic Air Conditioning & Heating can help you choose the right smart HVAC products and even assist you in the installation process. Call us to get started.