Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 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, remaining comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they look for from their home comfort system. There are evident things that you can control to help your personal comfort, including your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important role in how comfortable you feel in your house and it’s frequently overlooked. The moisture levels in your home are possibly affecting 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 alter in Wharton, we have stints where the humidity feels absolutely insufferable. While you may assume lowering your thermostat is the answer, 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 several signs to look for: Musty odors Cracked paint The air feels sticky 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 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 too much time searching for signs of too much humidity in your home, give the experts at Faust Air Conditioning and Heating in Wharton a call at 979-532-2511. Our educated experts can help you on the best ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect level of humidity. Or, if it’s more convenient for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.