Controlling the humidity levels in your Spring Hill, Florida, home is an important task. If the humidity is too high, the damp air can feel hot and stuffy, attract pests, and damage wood floors and furniture. On the other hand, very low humidity can cause dry eyes and skin, chapped lips, and sore throats. Use any of these three solutions to help control the humidity in your house year-round and increase your family’s comfort and health.
Your furnace or heater makes the air drier in winter, even in Florida’s humid climate, and that can result in dried-out nasal passages and throats. By using water vapor to add moisture to your home’s air, a humidifier can prevent annoying and damaging static electricity and even help you and your family recover from colds faster.
In summer, a dehumidifier can remove excess moisture from the air in your home. It will keep your air from feeling too clammy and prevent the bad smells that can come from biological growth. You can have a whole-home version installed inline with your HVAC system, or you can use a less costly portable model in individual rooms to keep your home’s air at optimal humidity levels.
All year, cooking, bathing, and showering can add moisture to your home’s air. Exhaust fans in your kitchen and your bathrooms can get rid of excess humidity by venting moist air outdoors. This prevents condensation and water damage on walls and ceilings. The fans can also remove smoke, bad smells from cooking, and contaminants like pollen or pet dander. To remove the damp air that comes from drying clothes, you should also install an exhaust fan and vent in the same room as your clothes dryer.
Senica Air Conditioning, Inc. has 25 years of cooling and heating repair and installation experience. We can help you control your home’s humidity, save energy, and extend your HVAC system’s life. For outstanding service from our knowledgeable technicians, call us anytime at 866-881-5935.
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