Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Coziness is a personal deal and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc is ready to assist 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 advance 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 are possibly hindering your comfort levels along with your indoor air quality, that’s where a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons come and go in Pinellas County, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may think 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 a few signs to look for: Musty odors Cracked paint The air feels thick 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 usually high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening. Before you spend all your time looking for signs of too much humidity in your home, give the team at Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc in Pinellas County a call at 727-398-5515. 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 more convenient for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.