Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Coziness is a personal deal and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Cytech Heating & Cooling is ready to help you achieve. Of course, being 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 control to improve your personal comfort, like your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a crucial role in how comfortable you feel in your house and it’s often overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be affecting your comfort levels in addition with your indoor air quality, that’s where a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons come and go in the Upper Rio Grande Valley, we have stints where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the answer, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The adequate humidity for your health and comfort is between 30-50%. In addition to feeling uncomfortable, how do you know if you have too much humidity in your home? There are some indicators to look for: Musty odors Cracked paint The air feels wet 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 very uncomfortable. Fall and late spring are typically high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening. Before you spend all your time searching for signs of too much humidity in your home, give the experts at Cytech Heating & Cooling in the Upper Rio Grande Valley a call at 956-630-3522. Our knowledgeable experts can help you on the most effective 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.