Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Comfort is a personal thing and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Quality Refrigeration is ready to assist you in achieving. Of course, being comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they look for from their home comfort system. There are simple things that you can change to help your personal comfort, including 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 how a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons change in Baltimore, we have stints where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may assume 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%. 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 more 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 searching for signs of excess humidity in your home, give the team at Quality Refrigeration in Baltimore a call at 410-355-6010. Our trained experts can assist you on the best 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.