Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort

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Coziness is a personal deal and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at Hopkins Air Conditioning, Inc. is ready to support you in achieving. Of course, being comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they expect from their home comfort system. There are obvious things that you can adjust to help 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 home and it’s frequently overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be hurting your comfort levels along with your indoor air quality, that’s when a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.

As the seasons change in West Palm Beach, 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%. Besides feeling uncomfortable, how do you know if you have too much humidity in your home?

There are several indicators 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 regularly high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening.

Before you spend a lot of time assessing signs of too much humidity in your home, give the team at Hopkins Air Conditioning, Inc. in West Palm Beach a call at 561-656-4255. Our educated experts can assist you on the best ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity. Or, if it’s simpler for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.

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