Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort

Air Quality
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Relief is a personal issue and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at Colvin's Inc is ready to help you achieve. Of course, staying 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 change to advance your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less visible thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a major role in how comfortable you feel in your house and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be hindering your comfort levels in addition with your indoor air quality, that’s when a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.

As the seasons change in Excelsior Springs, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the answer, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The optimal humidity for your health and comfort is between 30-50%. Besides 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 thick
  • 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 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 looking for signs of excess humidity in your home, give the team at Colvin's Inc in Excelsior Springs a call at 816-630-2702. Our trained experts can guide you on the top ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity. Or, if it’s more convenient for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.

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