Coziness is a personal deal and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Assured Appliance and Heating & Air is ready to assist you in achieving. Of course, remaining comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they look for from their home comfort system. There are obvious things that you can control to improve your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less obvious thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important role in how comfortable you feel in your living space and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be hindering your comfort levels partnered with your indoor air quality, that’s when a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.
As the seasons alter in Genoa, we have days where the humidity feels absolutely insufferable. While you may think lowering your thermostat is the fix, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The optimal humidity for your health and comfort is between 30-50%. Other than feeling uncomfortable, how do you know if you have too much humidity in your home?
There are a few signs to look for:
- Musty odors
- Cracked paint
- The air feels sticky
- Condensation or frost on your windows
- Peeling wall paper
We normally 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 regularly high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening.
Before you spend all your time looking for signs of too much humidity in your home, give the pros at Assured Appliance and Heating & Air in Genoa a call at 847-306-8990. Our trained experts can guide you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect amount of humidity.