For health and comfort reasons, it’s important to maintain a proper humidity level in your home. While too little humidity can cause discomfort issues, too much moisture can lead to health problems, discomfort issues, and property damage. Dehumidifiers can help remedy these excess moisture problems. Let’s take a look at some signs that indicate that you may need a dehumidifier.
First, let’s talk about a few signs that you can’t see but can likely feel. These often contribute to health problems and discomfort issues. Reducing humidity to control these issues will help create a Comfortable Space.
- High Humidity
- Poor Air Quality
- Sticky Feeling
- Bacteria Growth
Next, is what you can see. These are common visual indicators that you have a humidity problem which is slowing damaging and destroying your Home and Property.
- Mold/ Mildew Growth
- Pest infestations
- Cupping of Wood Floors
- Stains on Walls and Ceilings
- Wood Rot
- Blistering Pain
If you’re not doing so already, take a few moments to look around your home for signs of high humidity. You may be surprised at what your house is trying to tell you.
Next week, in our fifth and final post in this series, we will be discussing how a dehumidifier works to control moisture. We’ll see you then.