When the winter weather strikes, and we begin to crank the furnace to keep warm, there might be some noticeable changes to your indoor air quality. The air, as you may have noticed in the winter, is dry! That dry air affects your indoor air quality. It's great to turn the heat up during the winter months, but it can dry you out, literally! A great tool to ease that dryness is to start using a humidifier (or to break it out again). Here are some benefits that come with using a humidifier.