Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Comfort is a personal deal and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Bell Air Conditioning 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, including your thermostat, but a less visible thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a crucial role in how comfortable you feel in your living space and it’s frequently overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be hurting your comfort levels in addition with your indoor air quality, that’s how a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons alter in Belton, we have days where the humidity feels absolutely miserable. While you may think lowering your thermostat is the answer, 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 several issues to look for: Musty odors Cracked paint The air feels sticky 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 more 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 a lot of time assessing signs of excess humidity in your home, give the experts at Bell Air Conditioning Inc. in Belton a call at 254-939-1141. Our educated experts can guide you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect level of humidity. Or, if it’s simpler for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.