Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Relief is a personal issue and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at Point Heating & Cooling is ready to support you in achieving. Of course, remaining comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they want from their home comfort system. There are simple things that you can change to advance your personal comfort, like your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a major role in how comfortable you feel in your home and it’s often overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be affecting your comfort levels along with your indoor air quality, that’s when a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons change in Plover, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may think 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 a few signs 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 extra uncomfortable. Fall and late spring are usually 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 excess humidity in your home, give the experts at Point Heating & Cooling in Plover a call at 715-345-1979. Our trained 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.