Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Comfort is a personal issue and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at White Mechanical, Inc. 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 control to advance your personal comfort, including your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a major role in how comfortable you feel in your living space and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be affecting your comfort levels partnered with your indoor air quality, that’s when a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons change in Laguna Hills, we have times 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 issues to look for: Musty odors Cracked paint The air feels sticky 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 typically high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening. Before you spend a lot of time searching for signs of excess humidity in your home, give the team at White Mechanical, Inc. in Laguna Hills a call at 949-716-8379. Our knowledgeable experts can guide you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity. Or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.