Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Coziness is a personal thing and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at Triton HVAC & Refrigeration 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 simple things that you can adjust to help your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less obvious thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a crucial role in how comfortable you feel in your home and it’s often overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be affecting your comfort levels partnered with your indoor air quality, that’s where a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons change in Colorado Springs, we have days where the humidity feels absolutely insufferable. While you may assume lowering your thermostat is the fix, 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 several issues 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 usually high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening. Before you spend a lot of time looking for signs of too much humidity in your home, give the experts at Triton HVAC & Refrigeration in Colorado Springs a call at 719-332-3458. Our knowledgeable experts can assist you on the top 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.