During the winter months in Chicago your furnace will be running very frequently which will cause your indoor air to become dry and arid just like in the desert or mountains. Scientifically, dry air naturally absorbs moisture from you and everything in your home. Having a properly operating humidifier is essential to maintaining a level of comfort for you and your family. For the comfort of your and your family, it is critical that you have your humidifier checked and serviced annually. Lakeview Heating and Cooling will check your humidifier pad and replace it if necessary. A clean humidifier filter can be the difference between a comfortable home and having to deal months of static electricity shocks!! Call us with any questions you may have.