Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort

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Coziness is a personal thing and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at Garoken Energy Co. Inc. is ready to assist you in achieving. Of course, remaining comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they expect from their home comfort system. There are simple things that you can change to help your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less visible thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important 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 how a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior.

As the seasons alter in Beaverton, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely insufferable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the answer, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The optimal 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 indicators to look for:

  • Musty odors
  • Cracked paint
  • The air feels sticky
  • 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 usually high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening.

Before you spend all your time assessing signs of excess humidity in your home, give the experts at Garoken Energy Co. Inc. in Beaverton a call at 503-848-3838. Our educated experts can guide you on the top ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect level of humidity. 

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