Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort

July 15, 2015

Relief is a personal thing and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at Durable Service is ready to support 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 simple things that you can control to improve your personal comfort, including your thermostat, but a less visible thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a crucial role in how comfortable you feel in your house and it’s often overlooked. The moisture levels in your home are possibly hindering 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 Holdrege, we have days where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may think lowering your thermostat is the solution, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The optimal 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 very uncomfortable. Fall and late spring are usually 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 Durable Service in Holdrege a call at 308-995-8177. Our knowledgeable experts can guide you on the best ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity.