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Summer Heat and How to Keep your Home Cool

 

The summer heat can cause issues for you and your family. It is especially hard on young children or the elderly. Make sure to drink plenty of water if you have to do anything outside on the hot or humid days. Another thing to remember is to make sure to take frequent breaks. If you are outside working in the sun, take some time to relax and cool down in the shade. Another thing you can do is to get into a cool or air conditioned place. This is why it is important to have the air conditioner working the best that it can for your home. When it is hot this summer, getting in to your nice cool home will help you be comfortable.

Remember even in the summer months, to make sure and check the filter on a regular basis. By doing so, you can notice when the filter has become clogged or has a build up of dust and dirt. When this happens, the air conditioner will no longer operate efficiently and at top performance. Based on the recommended schedule, the filter should be replaced completely. If you are not sure what type of filter is needed, we can help you with the correct one.

Summer can also cause a build up of humidity in your home. This adds moisture to the air which can make breathing more difficult. By investing in a dehumidifier, you can help prevent the heavy humid air that is in your home. This removes the humidity while also leaving you with good quality air. Having the air free of humidity will help you to breathe easier this summer.

 

Benefits of a Dehumidifier for your Whole Home

Benefits of a Dehumidifier for your Whole Home

Having a dehumidifier in your home can help you to have a more pleasant living experience. It can remove the moisture and humid air in your home. During the summer months, you may notice that your home starts to feel damp and humid. By investing in a dehumidifier you can reduce the amount humidity that is in the air of your home. This allows you to have nice, breathable air, that also makes your home comfortable.

Dehumidifier can lower humidity

The humidity can also cause an issue for the home growing mold and mildew. When the home is warmer than normal, you will notice that there may be an increase in asthma and allergic reactions. Exposure to any mold and mildew in your home can cause health related issues. When you install a whole home dehumidifier, you can help get rid of the mold and mildew potential. You can also help reduce a musty odor in your home when you have a dehumidifier. Any surrounding fabrics, furniture, or walls can also absorb the musty smell.

Better Air Quality

Sometimes the high humidity can also lead to condensation in the home. When you use the shower or bath, it can lead to condensation starting to form. As condensation starts, you may see steaming in the mirrors or windows. Over time, this can cause damp patches on the walls or wood that warps. By keeping your home at the proper humidity levels, you can help prevent this from happening. Having a whole home dehumidifier can also help improve the air quality in your home so you can breathe easier. Improving the air quality also means reducing the amount of dirt, dust, and other contaminants that are in the air. If you have questions regarding your dehumidifier, or purchasing a new one, contact us. Keeping the air quality the best it can be is always important for you and your family.

Having a Dehumidifier in your Home

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Keeping your air conditioner properly maintained is important for several reasons. You will also want to remember to change the air filter on a regular basis as well. With time the filter will capture dirt and dust that floats in the air of your home. If you are not sure of the proper filter-changing schedule, make sure to contact us. We can advise you on the correct schedule.

Dehumidifier helps Remove Humidity

To help keep the air quality the best it can be, consider getting a dehumidifier. This removes the dampness and humidity form the air. This is not only good for comfort, but it also helps prevent damage to items in your home. If the air has too much humidity, furniture may get damaged. You may also start to notice that the wood warps or becomes uneven due to the heat.

Reducing Mold & Mildew

The dehumidifier can also help prevent the growth of mold and mildew that would be in your home. They like to grow in wet or humid climates. Mold is associated with several breathing difficulties and health issues. This can include asthma or allergic reactions. A dehumidifier can also help prevent musty odors that are in the home. This is typically caused by high humidity and mold. The problem is odors can be absorbed by some of the surroundings. These can include fabrics, walls, furniture, and clothing. A dehumidifier can remove these unpleasant odors, while also removing the humidity levels from your home.

Be Aware of Issues

If you ever have any questions about a dehumidifier, make sure to contact us. We can advise you on the options you have and what is best for your home. When you have a dehumidifier you can keep the air cool, clean, and enjoy the comfort of your home. This makes breathing the air easier and healthier this summer.

The Benefits a Dehumidifier Provide your Home

 

Dehumidifiers take away excess humidity in your home, leaving you with drier air. This helps to reduce damp and the associated problems like mold growth and peeling wallpaper.

 

Molds need moisture to grow. They love the humid conditions found in most homes during this time of year. When the central heating is cranked up and ventilation is compromised by keeping windows closed, molds thrive. Dehumidifiers take away the essential humidity that mold needs in which to grow.

 

People living in homes with damp and mold are more likely to develop breathing problems, infections and allergies. Damp and mold is also linked with effects on the immune system. They recommend that particularly sensitive groups like the elderly and the very young, the immune-compromised and those with breathing problems like asthma should not be exposed to damp and mold. Molds are a widely underestimated allergy trigger. Mold allergy is a reaction to mold, which is associated with a whole host of unpleasant symptoms. Allergic people have reported panic attacks, wheezing, a runny nose and depression as a result of exposure to mold.

 

Dust mites are extremely common and are again a little-understood allergy trigger for many people. Even the cleanest homes harbor dust mites, which tend to lurk in mattresses, upholstery and carpets. These tiny creatures are microscopic; they don’t bite, but they can cause allergy symptoms in certain people. They love the warm, humid conditions that domestic environments provide. They need food (such as keratin broken down by fungi) and moisture to survive. They’re prolific in humid environments, so taking away excess moisture can really help to reduce the dust mite population in your home. Remember that you’ll need to combine this with thorough cleaning and dust mite-proofing measures to have a significant effect.

 

Condensation is a widespread problem. Cooking, showers and baths can all cause condensation, which in turn can contribute to damp and mold growth. A dehumidifier can help to reduce the effects of this in other rooms of the house.

 

Excess moisture can cause furniture and upholstery to harbor mildew. They can develop that characteristic ‘musty’ smell and feel slightly damp to the touch. A dehumidifier can help to prevent this. Remember if you have antique furniture or woodwork, be careful not to let the air get too dry. Air that’s too dry can cause woodwork to warp and crack. If you do notice something out of the norm with your HVAC system or air in your home, make sure to contact us so we can inspect it for you.

 

Benefits of a Dehumidifier

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If you commonly get allergies, you know that they can get rather miserable at times. There are many triggers for allergies, such as dust mites, mold, mildew, and seasonal allergies. Investing in a dehumidifier can help you to breathe easier and have a comfortable experience in your home. These triggers will thrive when it is humid. If you live in a small area with limited ventilation, moisture and humidity can build up quickly, even if it is dry out.

 

There are several benefits to getting a dehumidifier in your home. The dehumidifier can reduce the humidity level in your home and reduce the chance of dust mites, mold, or mildew. They also help decrease odors that can accompany mold or mildew

 

In addition to suffering from constant symptoms of allergies, you may want to consider a dehumidifier if you have some obvious signs of high humidity in certain rooms or areas of your home. You might notice this if you have water stains on the walls or ceilings of your home. Frequent condensation on the windows in certain areas of your home is another sign of high humidity.

 

If you are looking for a dehumidifier for your home, and are not sure which one is right for you, make sure to contact us. We can advise you on the options and recommend the best dehumidifier for your home. This can help your home to be comfortable and enjoyable to be in this summer.

 

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