Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort

July 15, 2015

Coziness is a personal deal and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at Goode Bros AC & Heating is ready to support you in achieving. Of course, staying comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they look for from their home comfort system. There are evident things that you can adjust to improve your personal comfort, including your thermostat, but a less obvious thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a major role in how comfortable you feel in your home and it’s often overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be hurting 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 come and go in Katy, 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 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 issues 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 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 excess humidity in your home, give the experts at Goode Bros AC & Heating in Katy a call at (833)-466-3322. Our trained experts can assist you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect level of humidity.