Relief is a personal issue and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at B & B Heating & Cooling is ready to help you achieve. Of course, remaining comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they want from their home comfort system. There are obvious things that you can adjust to improve your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less visible thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important role in how comfortable you feel in your house and it’s often overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be affecting your comfort levels in addition with your indoor air quality, that’s where a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.
As the seasons alter in Florissant, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely miserable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the fix, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The adequate humidity for your health and comfort is between 30-50%. In addition to 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 thick
- Condensation or frost on your windows
- Peeling wall paper
We usually associate humidity with heat, but it doesn’t have to be hot to be humid. The heat just makes the humidity more uncomfortable. Fall and late spring are typically high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening.
Before you spend a lot of time assessing signs of too much humidity in your home, give the experts at B & B Heating & Cooling in Florissant a call at 314-325-7552. Our knowledgeable experts can guide you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect amount of humidity.