Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Coziness is a personal deal and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at McCune Heating & Cooling is ready to assist you in achieving. Of course, staying comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they want from their home comfort system. There are obvious things that you can change to help 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 regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home are possibly hindering your comfort levels partnered with your indoor air quality, that’s where a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons change in Augusta, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may think lowering your thermostat is the fix, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The adequate 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 several indicators to look for: Musty odors Cracked paint The air feels wet 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 usually high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening. Before you spend a lot of time searching for signs of too much humidity in your home, give the team at McCune Heating & Cooling in Augusta a call at 316-733-9123. Our trained experts can assist you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect level of humidity. Or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.