Coziness is a personal issue and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. is ready to assist you in achieving. Of course, staying 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 advance your personal comfort, including your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a crucial role in how comfortable you feel in your home and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be affecting your comfort levels in addition with your indoor air quality, that’s how a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.
As the seasons alter in Lake Forest, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the answer, 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 some 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 typically high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening.
Before you spend all your time looking for signs of too much humidity in your home, give the pros at 1st Choice Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. in Lake Forest a call at 949-204-0859. Our educated experts can help you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect amount of humidity.