Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort

Air Quality
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Coziness is a personal issue and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at ACS Inc is ready to help you achieve. Of course, remaining comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they look for from their home comfort system. There are obvious things that you can control to help your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less visible thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important role in how comfortable you feel in your home and it’s often overlooked. The moisture levels in your home are possibly affecting 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 come and go in Metro Atlanta, we have days 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%. In addition to 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 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 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 too much time looking for signs of excess humidity in your home, give the experts at ACS Inc in Metro Atlanta a call at 770-939-7500. Our knowledgeable experts can guide you on the top ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect level of humidity. Or, if it’s simpler for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.

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