Coziness is a personal deal and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Winters Heating and Cooling is ready to assist you in achieving. Of course, staying comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they want from their home comfort system. There are simple things that you can adjust to advance 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 regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be hurting 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 alter in Franklin & South Indy, we have stints where the humidity feels absolutely insufferable. While you may assume lowering your thermostat is the fix, 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 a few signs 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 extra 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 too much humidity in your home, give the team at Winters Heating and Cooling in Franklin & South Indy a call at 317-406-5783. Our knowledgeable experts can help you on the top ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect amount of humidity.