Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Relief is a personal issue and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at WM J Kraus & Son is ready to support you in achieving. Of course, remaining 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 control to improve your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less obvious thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a major role in how comfortable you feel in your house and it’s frequently overlooked. The moisture levels in your home are possibly hurting 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 change in Keokuk, 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 adequate 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 indicators 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 extra uncomfortable. Fall and late spring are typically 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 WM J Kraus & Son in Keokuk a call at 319-524-3714. Our trained experts can assist you on the most effective 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.