Coziness is a personal issue and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Giordanos Heating and Air Conditioning is ready to support 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 evident things that you can adjust to improve 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 might be affecting 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 change in Derby, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely insufferable. While you may consider 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%. Other than 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 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 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 pros at Giordanos Heating and Air Conditioning in Derby a call at 203-772-8319. Our knowledgeable experts can help you on the best ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity.