Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Coziness is a personal thing and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning is ready to support 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 improve your personal comfort, including your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a major role in how comfortable you feel in your home and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be affecting your comfort levels partnered with your indoor air quality, that’s how a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons alter in Bishop, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely insufferable. 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%. Besides feeling uncomfortable, how do you know if you have too much humidity in your home? There are some signs 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 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 all your time searching for signs of extra humidity in your home, give the pros at Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning in Bishop a call at 760-784-9034. Our knowledgeable experts can guide you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity. Or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.