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Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort

Comfort is a personal issue and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc 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 obvious things that you can adjust to help your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less obvious thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important role in how comfortable you feel in your living space and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be hindering your comfort levels along with your indoor air quality, that’s where a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.

As the seasons change in Carpentersville, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the fix, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The ideal 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 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 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 all your time assessing signs of excess humidity in your home, give the experts at Controlled Comfort HVAC Inc in Carpentersville a call at 224-412-8308. Our educated experts can guide you on the top ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity. 

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