Comfort is a personal thing and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at Home Comfort Heating & Air is ready to assist you in achieving. Of course, remaining comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they want from their home comfort system. There are evident things that you can change to improve your personal comfort, including your thermostat, but a less visible thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important role in how comfortable you feel in your home and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home are possibly hurting your comfort levels in addition with your indoor air quality, that’s how a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.
As the seasons alter in Elk River, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may think lowering your thermostat is the answer, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The adequate humidity for your health and comfort is between 30-50%. Besides feeling uncomfortable, how do you know if you have too much humidity in your home?
There are several issues to look for:
- Musty odors
- Cracked paint
- The air feels sticky
- Condensation or frost on your windows
- Peeling wall paper
We often associate humidity with heat, but it doesn’t have to be hot to be humid. The heat just makes the humidity very uncomfortable. Fall and late spring are regularly high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening.
Before you spend too much time assessing signs of extra humidity in your home, give the team at Home Comfort Heating & Air in Elk River a call at 763-276-0617. Our trained experts can guide you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect amount of humidity.