Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort

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Comfort is a personal deal and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at MPC Heating & Cooling is ready to help you achieve. Of course, staying 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 change to improve your personal comfort, including your thermostat, but a less obvious 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 affecting your comfort levels partnered with your indoor air quality, that’s when a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.

As the seasons alter in Chadron, we have days where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the fix, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The ideal 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 normally 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 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 MPC Heating & Cooling in Chadron a call at 308-432-5301. Our trained experts can guide you on the best ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect amount of humidity. Or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.

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