Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Relief is a personal thing and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning is ready to assist you in achieving. Of course, staying comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they want from their home comfort system. There are evident things that you can control to help your personal comfort, including your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important role in how comfortable you feel in your living space and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be hurting your comfort levels partnered with your indoor air quality, that’s when a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons change in Olathe, we have days where the humidity feels absolutely unbearable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the solution, 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 a few issues 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 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 extra humidity in your home, give the experts at Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning in Olathe a call at 913-432-3342. Our knowledgeable experts can guide you on the top ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect amount of humidity. Or, if it’s more convenient for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.