Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort

July 15, 2015

Comfort is a personal issue and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at Paso Robles Heating and Air is ready to help you achieve. Of course, remaining comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they expect from their home comfort system. There are evident things that you can change to help 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 home and it’s frequently overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be 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 change in Paso Robles, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely insufferable. While you may think lowering your thermostat is the answer, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The ideal 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 some indicators to look for:

  • Musty odors
  • Cracked paint
  • The air feels wet
  • 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 extra 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 all your time looking for signs of too much humidity in your home, give the team at Paso Robles Heating and Air in Paso Robles a call at 805-203-8667. Our knowledgeable experts can assist you on the top ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity.