Relief is a personal issue and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Faust Air Conditioning and Heating is ready to support 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 change to help your personal comfort, like your thermostat, but a less obvious thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a crucial role in how comfortable you feel in your living space and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home are possibly hurting your comfort levels in addition with your indoor air quality, that’s when a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.
As the seasons come and go in Wharton, we have stints where the humidity feels absolutely miserable. While you may consider 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%. Besides feeling uncomfortable, how do you know if you have too much humidity in your home?
There are some 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 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 a lot of time assessing signs of too much humidity in your home, give the team at Faust Air Conditioning and Heating in Wharton a call at 979-323-6130. Our educated experts can help you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect amount of humidity.