Comfort is a personal thing and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at Strine's Heating & Air Conditioning is ready to assist you in achieving. Of course, being comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they look for from their home comfort system. There are obvious things that you can control to advance your personal comfort, like your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important role in how comfortable you feel in your home and it’s frequently overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be hurting 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 come and go in York, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may assume lowering your thermostat is the solution, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The optimal 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 indicators to look for:
- Musty odors
- Cracked paint
- The air feels thick
- Condensation or frost on your windows
- Peeling wall paper
We often 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 too much time looking for signs of excess humidity in your home, give the experts at Strine's Heating & Air Conditioning in York a call at 717-383-4479. Our trained experts can assist you on the best ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity.