Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Relief is a personal deal and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at Southern Heating & Cooling Inc. is ready to support you in achieving. 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 help your personal comfort, like your thermostat, but a less obvious 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 might be hindering 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 change in Scottsboro, we have days where the humidity feels absolutely miserable. While you may assume lowering your thermostat is the solution, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The ideal 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 a few issues to look for: Musty odors Cracked paint The air feels wet Condensation or frost on your windows Peeling wall paper We usually 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 a lot of time assessing signs of excess humidity in your home, give the pros at Southern Heating & Cooling Inc. in Scottsboro a call at 256-574-1300. Our educated experts can help you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity. Or, if it’s more convenient for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.