Comfort is a personal issue and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Colvin's Heating and Cooling is ready to support you in achieving. Of course, remaining comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they expect from their home comfort system. There are simple things that you can change to improve your personal comfort, such as 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 frequently overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be 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 come and go in Excelsior Springs, we have days where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may assume lowering your thermostat is the answer, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The adequate 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 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 typically high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening.
Before you spend a lot of time looking for signs of excess humidity in your home, give the experts at Colvin's Heating and Cooling in Excelsior Springs a call at 816-379-3918. Our knowledgeable experts can help you on the top ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity.